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Don’t miss the launch of Windows Server and System Center 2016 at Ignite

Recently we announced our plans to launch Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 at the Ignite Conference in Atlanta on September 26-30. We hope you can join us for the fun! We are working on a full set of sessions, including guest appearances by customers and MVP’s who have been working closely with our...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #9: Containers

This post was authored by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. It is the ninth post in the “Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016” series. Today I got to talk with Taylor Brown, principal lead program manager for Windows Server containers. Taylor’s team is responsible for product vision and roadmap as well as partnering...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #8: Security

This post, authored by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, is #8 in the “Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016” series. In this episode Matt interviews Nir Ben-Zvi, a principal program manager in the Windows Server product group. Nir and his team are one of many within Microsoft working to improve and provide additional...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #7: Software-defined networking

This is the seventh post in the “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” video series by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. In this episode Matt interviews Ravi Rao, Principal PM Manager for the networking group. Ravi and his team bring software-defined networking to the Windows Server platform. The team concentrates on network innovation so...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #6: Software-defined compute

This is the sixth post in the “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” video series by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Today, Matt talks to Mathew John, Principal Group Program Manager for Hyper-V and Containers. Mathew’s team is responsible for product vision and roadmap as well as partnering with the development team to...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #5: Software defined storage

This is the fifth post in the “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” videos by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. In this episode Matt interviews Elden Christensen, a Principal Program Manager in the Windows Server product group. Elden and his team bring the high availability and file services to the Windows Server platform....

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #4: Remote Desktop Services

Improved graphics, performance and cloud capabilities This is post #4 in the “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” video series by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. In today’s edition, Matt introduces you to Clark Nicholson, Principal Program Manager on the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) team. Clark talks about the powerful new areas of...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #3: Server management tools

Manage Windows Server from anywhere This is the third post in the “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” video series by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Today, Matt interviews Samuel Li, Senior Program Manager on the Windows Server Platform and Tools team, about the new Server management tools. Windows Server 2016 introduces Nano...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #2: Active Directory and Identity

More on-premises control over user and administrator access for a cloud-first, mobile-first world This is the second post in the “Ten Reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016” video series by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Today, he introduces us to Samuel Devasahayam, Principal Group Program Manager on the Microsoft Identity team. Identity is the...

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Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #1: PowerShell and DSC

Manage your servers “DevOps-style” and share code with the PowerShell community In his “Ten Reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016” video series, technical evangelist Matt McSpirit introduces you to some of the experts behind the most exciting new features in Windows Server 2016. Today, you will meet Keith Bankston, Senior Program Manager on the PowerShell...

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