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

Announcing support for SATADOM boot drives in Windows Server 2016

As you are probably aware, Hyper-V was launched way back in Windows Server 2008. It’s been almost a decade of evolution based on customer feedback and most recently our learnings in running Azure. The entire operating system changed because of the hypervisor and many other features were added to support the new norm – applications… Read more

Sneak peek #1: Windows Server, version 1709

We’re watching the calendar and counting down to Microsoft Ignite September 25-29 in Orlando, Florida. Ignite is a great way to see the latest and greatest products and technologies with hundreds of hours of content, meet with your peers and partners, and get firsthand experience with hands-on labs…. Read more

Now available: Windows Server 2016 Security Guide!

Windows Server 2016 includes major security innovations that can help protect privileged identity, make it harder for attackers to breach your servers, and detect attacks so that you can respond faster. This is powerful technology, and all that’s missing is guidance on how to best deploy and use Windows Server 2016 to protect your server… Read more

Questions about Windows Server storage? Ask the people who built it.

With Windows Server 2016, you can take your datacenter to new levels of performance, cost-savings, and flexibility, using storage and network virtualization technologies pioneered and perfected in Microsoft Azure. Using software-defined storage and newer storage options, you can cut costs and improve efficiency without compromising on performance. On Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 9:00 AM… Read more