SharePoint 2016 has been officially announced today


… Today, we are confirming that SharePoint Server 2016 will become generally available in Q2 2016, with a public beta planned for Q4 2015. We also want to confirm our commitment to delivering on-premises releases of SharePoint for the foreseeable future. We envision a future where we will continue to have customers who choose a combination of on-premises, cloud and hybrid deployments for many years to come. …

Read more details on the Office Blog


Comments (4)

  1. Piotr Siódmak says:

    Good to hear Microsoft won't drop on-prem soon.

  2. Kristoffer says:

    What Piotr said – our company may end up in a hybrid scenario but dropping on premise isn't practical right now for us.

  3. Suresh C says:

    Thanks for the info. Excited to get my hands dirty into SP2016.

  4. DanTheManXX says:

    Hi I have a couple of Qs: Firstly, I struggling to get on the beta program
    http://prereleaseprograms-public.sharepoint.com/Pages/BusinessProfile.aspx and secondly, what is the suggest minimum server "all in one" spec going to be for SharePoint 2016 dev, Alternatively the min spec for each server role; assuming, keys services remain
    on prem . I am trying to spec up my next laptop and this influences the min memory it comes with.

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