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Windows Server 2016’s Storage Spaces Direct wins CRN Product of the Year

This month Windows Server 2016 and its Storage Spaces Direct technology won Product of the Year from Computer Reseller News for the Software-defined Storage category. Winners were chosen through a combination of editorial selection and a survey sent to solution providers to capture real-world satisfaction among partners and their customers. The top five finalists in...

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Webcast: How to leverage Azure for your Windows Server environment

This blog post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft. Hello Windows Server Nation! I spend a lot of time traveling and talking to customers, and I love to hear about all the innovative ways you use Windows Server to run mission-critical workloads. Of course one topic that always comes up is THE...

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In practice: How customers are using Shielded Virtual Machines to secure data

You’ve read and heard a lot from Microsoft about the unprecedented security provided by Shielded Virtual Machines in Windows Server 2016, but how is this feature being used by real customers? We decided to round up a few customer stories for you, to illustrate the various real-world benefits being reported by users of Shielded VMs...

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1711 update to Project “Honolulu” Technical Preview is now available!

This blog post was authored by Jeff Woolslayer, Program Manager, Windows Server. Project “Honolulu” was announced in September and had a fantastic reception at Ignite. To all of you that have downloaded the Technical Preview and provided feedback via UserVoice, thank you. We’ve been reading your feedback closely and your input drove this update. Today,...

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