Tip of the Day: Windows Server, version 1709 and the Semi-Annual Channel

Today’s tip… An internal session discussing the new Windows Server release cadence was delivered late November. The response was overwhelming with over 250+ people attending and even more requesting the session be made public along with the slides. Wish granted. “Windows Server, version 1709 an the Semi-Annual Channel (VIR910WS)” – https://infopedia.eventbuilder.com/event?eventid=m9o6s9 Register to watch the archive…


Tip of the Day: Windows Server Question of the Day

Today’s tip… Question:   My customer has been hearing a lot about GPDR and is asking me about GPDR with regard to Windows Server. GPDR is new to me. What is it? How important is it? Is there publicly available information about Windows Server and GPDR?   Answers:   All good questions. The General Data…


Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016 Update Questions Answered

Today’s tip… Question: My customer noticed that Microsoft has moved to monthly updates for Windows. They would like to know why there was a move to monthly updates and if they should be expecting a Service Pack for Windows Server 2016? Answer: Great questions. Microsoft moved to monthly updates to improve product quality and remove…


Tip of the Day: New blog post – FAQ on WS version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel

Today’s tip… Here’s a list of great links: “Windows Server, version 1709 available for download!” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2017/10/17/windows-server-version-1709-available-for-download/ “FAQ on Windows Server, version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2017/10/26/faq-on-windows-server-version-1709-and-semi-annual-channel/ “Windows Sever Semi-Annual Channel overview” – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/get-started/semi-annual-channel-overview “What’s New in Windows Server version 1709” – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/get-started/whats-new-in-windows-server-1709 “Updates to Windows Server 1709” – https://youtu.be/yea9OXRZ8xg “Release Notes: Important Issues…


Tip of the Day: August 2017 Windows Server Security Guide is Available

Today’s tip… This fifteen page document provides: The importance of Windows Server 2016 security Information pertaining to compromise prevention and detection How to build a secure foundation How to protect privileged identities How to harden Windows Server How to improve threat protection How to harden Hyper-V environments Direct Download: http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/8/5/585DF9E9-D3D6-410A-8B51-81C7FC9A727C/Windows_Server_2016_Security_Guide_EN_US.pdf