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Datacenter efficiency gets easier with new Windows Server Software Defined partner solutions

The island of Bora Bora. The finish line at a marathon. A software defined datacenter. What do they have in common? Being there is easy — getting there is the hard part. However in the latter case, at least, you can let someone else do the hard part for you. There’s so much efficiency, simplicity,...

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New Windows Server preview release available to Windows Insiders!

On June 15th we announced some very exciting news – Windows Server will now have more frequent releases providing customers who are innovating quickly an opportunity to take advantage of new operating system capabilities at a faster pace, both in applications, particularly those built on containers and microservices, as well as in the software-defined datacenter....

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Delivering continuous innovation with Windows Server

This blog post was authored by Erin Chapple, General Manager, Windows Server. Over the years, our conversations with customers about their application and datacenter needs have really evolved, but the one constant is the accelerating pace of change. Digital transformation is changing the way business is done and the most competitive organizations react quickly to...

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Frequent, continuous releases coming for System Center

This blog post has been authored by Bala Rajagopolan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center. In today’s digital world, customers expect companies to interact with them through applications, and managing and monitoring these applications and the infrastructure they run on is crucial. While more applications and workloads are moving to the cloud, managing on-premises resources...

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Windows Server 2016: Run your applications on any platform

The thing about your digital transformation is that it’s a process, not an event. You can already see some benefits, but the ultimate payoff may be years down the road. In the meantime, you’ve got a wide variety of workloads running in different clouds, on different hosts, and on bare metal. That can create challenges...

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Windows Server 2016 + Windows 10 = today’s modern infrastructure

Find out how Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 work together to meet today’s pressing IT needs from the desktop to the server to the cloud. Download this new guide and quickly see how you can overcome your client and server infrastructure challenges using the latest security and productivity technologies built into Windows Server 2016 and...

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Using Azure Backup for Windows Server system state and applications

Azure Backup makes it easier for you to protect your Windows Server with a new version of Azure Backup Server and the ability to perform on-premises system state backup, available today. Azure Backup is less complex and less expensive than traditional backup solutions, where you would have to pay for the tape, maintenance and personnel...

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Should you upgrade to Windows Server 2016?

We know upgrading your server OS can be a big investment, both in time and money. So why should you consider making the switch to Windows Server 2016 as soon as possible? Windows Server 2016 is an entirely new generation of operating system. We’ve heard your many concerns, like bridging the gap between on-premises and...

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3 reasons you’ll want Windows Server 2016 now

Experience better security at the OS level In today’s world of sophisticated attacks, simple perimeter security is no longer effective. You need multiple layers of active security to help you protect, detect, and respond to threats. Those layers are now built in to Windows Server 2016, allowing you to keep up with your growing hybrid...

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