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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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Server Core and Server with Desktop: Which one is best for you

On March 20, 2018 we announced the availability of Windows Server 2019 preview, the next Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release in the Windows Insider program. Seven weeks later, we released Windows Server, version 1803, the latest release in the Semi-Annual Channel. The Semi-Annual Channel primarily focuses on rapid application development. New cloud-born applications or migrated...

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Introducing Windows Server System Insights

This blog post was authored by Garrett Watumull, Program Manager, Windows Server. Today we’re releasing another build of the Windows Server 2019 preview for Windows Insiders. As you may remember, Windows Server 2019 was announced a couple months ago and will be generally available later this year. With each release, we bring some new functionality...

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Building the Windows Admin Center ecosystem with partners – SDK preview release

This blog post was authored by Daniel Lee, Senior Program Manager, Windows Server. It’s been an amazing three weeks since the announcement of Windows Admin Center, the future of Windows Server and Windows management for IT admins. We’re continuing to see tremendous adoption from customers, more than doubling the number of installations to over 55,000 deployments...

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Microsoft Pre-Build update: Developer innovation with Windows Server 2019 and Azure

This blog post was co-authored by Taylor Brown, Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Server and Monojit Bhattacharya, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server. Enterprises are adopting digital transformation to engage end users, offer competitive products, empower their employees, and improve operations. To drive this transformation, developers need a modern platform that helps them deliver innovation at...

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