Windows Server preview build 17035 available for Windows Insiders!

We’re at full speed ahead! Just three weeks ago, we made available Windows Server, version 1709, the first release in the new Semi-Annual Channel release cadence, and today we’re making available the first preview build for the next release in this channel. The preview build 17035 is now available for download for Windows Insiders. The… Read more

Modernize Windows Server backups with Azure Backup

This blog post was authored by Shivam Garg, Principal PM, Azure Backup. Are you still using traditional Windows Server Backup (WSB) to back up your servers to locally attached media or network shares? It’s time to take a hard look at the cloud for your backup needs. Advances in  security and performance make Azure Backup… Read more

FAQ on Windows Server, version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel

Last week we made available Windows Server, version 1709, the first release in the Semi-Annual Channel, and we’re already seeing many customers deploying it! We’ve received some questions on how this channel works and how customers should utilize it. The goal of this blog post is to answer questions surrounding the new channel and clarify… Read more

Faster releases for a faster world – First semi-annual release of Windows Server

September is always an exciting month for those of us at Microsoft who work in the Windows Server business. September means Ignite, which is always packed with opportunities to connect with great customers and unveil exciting announcements. And this year is no exception! Today we are excited to announce the launch of the first release… Read more

Windows Server at Ignite 2017

Microsoft Ignite 2017 is less than a week away, and your friendly neighborhood Windows Server team has put together a sumptuous buffet of learning opportunities for you. We have tons of Windows Server sessions available for your education and enjoyment. With so much on offer, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here’s… Read more

Sneak peek #4: Introducing Project “Honolulu”, our new Windows Server management experience

This blog post was authored by Samuel Li, Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Server. Today, we are thrilled to unveil the next step in our journey for Windows Server graphical management experiences. In less than two weeks at Microsoft Ignite, we will launch the Technical Preview release of Project “Honolulu”, a flexible, locally-deployed, browser-based management… Read more