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What’s new in System Center 2016 Technical Preview 5

This post was authored by Bala Rajagopalan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center. We are pleased to announce that System Center 2016 Technical Preview 5 is now live! This preview introduces significant new capabilities to help simplify IT operations management and brings us closer to the broader goals of the System Center 2016 release. System...

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Microsoft simplifies hybrid management with new System Center 2016 Preview and Operations Management Suite

This post was authored by Mike Neil, Corporate Vice President, Enterprise Cloud, Microsoft Corporation. Hybrid cloud has become the reality for IT. Nearly every company is taking advantage of cloud resources, whether leveraging individual SaaS applications or moving at scale to the public cloud. The challenge for IT Operations is managing across both existing traditional...

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Make innovation easier with Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 4

by Mike Neil, Corporate Vice President, Cloud + Enterprise Doing more with less has been a theme for IT for years. The name of the game today is speed. The move to the cloud-first world is about getting ahead of the competition. New apps and new features for apps drive business value, and that application-centric...

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New Windows Server Preview Fuels Application Innovation with Containers, Software-Defined Datacenter Updates

Delivering applications quickly is key to staying competitive in today’s fast-paced business environment. To respond, many organizations are looking for ways to accelerate how they move applications from development into production and continuously improve them to respond to business changes. DevOps-oriented tools and processes, which offer agile innovation and faster time to market, are empowering...

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What’s new in Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 3

This post was written by Mike Schutz, General Manager, Cloud Platform team Today, we’re announcing the next milestone for the platform with the availability of Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 3. As we deliver our 2016 wave of hybrid and datacenter solutions, we’re working to give you the tools...

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Now Available – System Center 2016 Technical Preview 2

Today we released the second Technical Preview of System Center 2016. System Center 2016 will continue to speed time to value with new provisioning, monitoring and automation capabilities designed for your software-defined datacenter. Optimized for both traditional management and private cloud environments, we are continually investing and refining System Center to meet our customers’ evolving...

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Microsoft Brings the Next Generation of Hybrid Cloud – Azure to Your Datacenter

Guest post by Mike Neil, General Manager for Windows Server, Microsoft This week I’m in Chicago at the Microsoft Ignite conference talking with customers from around the world who are transforming their companies and IT organizations using our services and solutions. These IT leaders are becoming more agile to respond to the needs of their...

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