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Windows Server 2019 – Announcing general availability in October! 

I am excited to share that Windows Server 2019 will be generally available in October 2018!  This new release is a great opportunity for our customers to modernize their applications and infrastructure in their own datacenters or in Azure.  ...

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Windows Server at Ignite 2018

This blog post was authored by Vinicius Apolinario, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server. If you’ve been to Ignite before, you know it’s a busy week for the attendees. This year Ignite will have over 700 deep-dive sessions and over 100 expert-led and self-paced workshops – aside from all the network-building activities. Building an agenda...

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Windows Admin Center 1809 and SDK now generally available!

This blog post was co-authored by Samuel Li, Haley Rowland, Cosmos Darwin, and Daniel Lee, Program Managers, Windows Server. The momentum continues It’s been an exciting debut year for Windows Admin Center, the next-generation graphical management for Windows Server. Our team is committed to helping you manage your Windows Server infrastructure and instances, wherever they...

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Everything you need to know about Windows Server 2019 – Part 3

In the preceding blogs, you were given a video-tour of some of the high-level advancements made in Windows Server 2019 that touched on areas such as the improvements made around hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), hybrid capabilities such as Azure File Sync and Azure Site Recovery, our new administrative experience with the Windows Admin Center (WAC), and...

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Windows Server 2019 Essentials update

For more than a decade the Windows Server team has been releasing Windows Server editions tailored to meet the needs of small business environments. Windows Server 2016 Essentials is the current in-market edition of Windows Server made for small business and is available for companies with up to 25 users....

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Get answers to “Now what?” for Windows Server 2008 end of support

Our 2008 server products were great for their time, but newer versions of Windows Server offer tremendous improvements in performance and efficiency compared to the Windows Server of 10 years ago. Windows Server 2016 also includes built-in security that starts protecting your workloads on install, and container support that gets you DevOps ready. January 14,...

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It’s sunset time for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2

The 2008 family of server products have had a tremendous run. But all good things come to an end, right? On January 14, 2020, support ends for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, which means no more security updates, potentially leaving you vulnerable to security and compliance issues. The good news is, you still have...

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