Microsoft at the VeeamOn 2017 conference

VeeamOn 2017 is right around the corner, May 16-18 in New Orleans, and we’re excited to be one of the premier sponsors for the event! We hope you’re able to join us in The Big Easy to learn more about our joint solutions and have some fun, so we wanted to take a minute to… Read more

Windows Server 2016 docs are now on docs.microsoft.com

We’re excited to announce the availability of the IT pro technical documentation for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile on docs.microsoft.com. Why move to docs.microsoft.com? You’ll immediately notice our crisp new responsive design that looks fantastic on your phone, tablet, and PC. But, more importantly, you’ll see new ways to engage… Read more

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2016

Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of the Windows Server 2016 Performance Tuning Guide. This updated guide provides a comprehensive collection of technical articles with practical guidance for IT professionals and server administrators responsible for monitoring and tuning Windows Server 2016 across the most common server workloads and scenarios. With this guidance, administrators… Read more

Switching between Windows Server 2016 Server Core and Desktop Experience

We have frequently been asked why we removed the option to add and remove the Server GUI package to the Windows Server 2016 Server Core install option like you could in Windows Server 2012 R2. This was one of those challenging functional trade-offs that sometimes need to be made during product development. Here is the… Read more

Now Available! Windows Server Premium Assurance – Six more years of support

This post was authored by the Windows Server Team. Today we are announcing the general availability of Windows Server Premium Assurance with which you can add the flexibility to keep systems running without disruption as you modernize. When you purchase Premium Assurance, you receive “critical” and “important” security updates and bulletins for six additional years… Read more

Are you still running a Windows Server technical preview?

If you were one of the customers who took time to evaluate the technical previews of Windows Server last year, thank you! Your testing and feedback helped us improve and deliver a great release of Windows Server 2016 for general availability in October 2016. If you are still testing on one of these technical previews,… Read more

Come see the Windows Server team at RSA 2017

Are you going to the RSA Conference in San Francisco on Feb 13th-17th? Microsoft is proud to be a sponsor for another year for one of the largest cybersecurity events in the world. Stop by the Microsoft Infrastructure Security booth (#N3501) where we will have multiple demo stations. Our team will be there to answer… Read more

Dig into the free Windows Server 2016 virtual labs

We know every time we launch a new Windows Server version our customers get excited to try the new features. But while some folks love getting their hands dirty setting up new servers, storage, cables, etc., not everyone has a lot of time to do this.  With the new virtual labs for Windows Server 2016,… Read more

Windows Server 2016 sweepstakes

Calling all Windows Server users! Whether you’ve already upgraded to Windows Server 2016 or you’re still on Windows Server 2012 and want to try the newest version, we want to hear from you. Tell us about your experience with Windows Server 2016 and you’ll get the chance to win a Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Still… Read more