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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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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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Announcing support for SATADOM boot drives in Windows Server 2016

As you are probably aware, Hyper-V was launched way back in Windows Server 2008. It’s been almost a decade of evolution based on customer feedback and most recently our learnings in running Azure. The entire operating system changed because of the hypervisor and many other features were added to support the new norm – applications...

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