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Second update rollup for System Center 2019 released 

We are back to announce the release of Update Rollup 2 (UR2) for System Center 2019. Customers can now download UR2 for System Center 2019 from Microsoft Update as well as other channels. This update covers System Center Operations Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager. Like Update Rollup 1, released...Read more

Microsoft raises the security standard for next major Windows Server release 

Server security and platform Integrity are critical requirements in today’s datacenter, edge, and cloud environments. Many Windows Server customers have relied on built-in security capabilities such as Secure boot and BitLocker to protect their infrastructure. These capabilities are enhanced when combined with proper underlying server hardware such as Trusted Platform Module (TPM) or adequate Unified...Read more

Windows Server container support in Azure Kubernetes Service is now generally available 

Containerization is an important cloud computing development to more seamlessly build, test, deploy, and manage cloud applications. Containers also introduced many of our customers to new technologies including Docker, Windows containers, orchestration, and microservices. Today, we’re excited to announce the general availability of Windows Server container support in the Azure Kubernetes Service. Many of our customers are...Read more

First update rollup for System Center 2019 released 

This blog post was authored by Vithalprasad Gaitonde, Principal PM Manager, System Center On March 14, 2019, Microsoft announced the availability of System Center 2019 for Windows Server 2019 to support management of Windows Server 2019 and a host of other new management capabilities. Today we are announcing that the first update rollup release (UR1)...Read more

Announcing the general availability of Windows Admin Center, version 1910 

This post is authored by Bernardo Caldas, Partner Director of Program Management, Windows Server.  Today, we’re announcing the general availability of Windows Admin Center, version 1910. Server admins already trust Windows Admin Center to manage more than 3 million servers, and with today’s release, we’re delivering new functionality to make it easier to remotely manage...Read more

Windows Server 2019 adds support for Office 365 ProPlus 

Today we’re introducing Office 365 ProPlus support for Windows Server 2019 customers with on-premises and Azure deployments. We’ve also enabled customers to immediately download and leverage FSLogix functionality, including the Office 365 Container, to enhance the speed and performance around user profile data in non-persistent virtualized environments. This continues our commitment to enhance the Office...Read more

Windows Admin Center unleashes Server Core adoption 

Since the general availability of Windows Server 2019, we have seen the fastest adoption rate of Windows Server Core in history. If you haven’t heard of Windows Server Core, then you’re really missing out! Windows Server Core is the lightest deployment option of Windows Server Standard or Windows Server Datacenter editions. Why are customers choosing...Read more