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Windows Server, version 1709 available for download!

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:00:51 +0000

What a great day! Back in June, we announced Windows Server was joining the Semi-Annual Channel release cadence to deliver innovation at a faster pace. Two weeks ago at Ignite, we announced Windows Server, version 1709, the first release in this new model, and today you can start using it!... Read more

Ask Microsoft Anything about Project “Honolulu”

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:00:16 +0000

At Microsoft Ignite, we unveiled the next step in our journey for Windows Server graphical management experiences — the technical preview release of Project “Honolulu,” a flexible, locally-deployed, browser-based management platform and tools...... Read more

Faster releases for a faster world – First semi-annual release of Windows Server

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:00:53 +0000

September is always an exciting month for those of us at Microsoft who work in the Windows Server business. September means Ignite, which is always packed with opportunities to connect with great customers and unveil exciting announcements. And this year is no exception! Today we are excited to announce the launch of the first release... Read more

Project “Honolulu” technical preview is now available for download!

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:00:20 +0000

Last week we announced Project “Honolulu”, our new Windows Server management experience, and today we are excited to present the technical preview release, just in time for Ignite!... Read more

Windows Server at Ignite 2017

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:00:45 +0000

Microsoft Ignite 2017 is less than a week away, and your friendly neighborhood Windows Server team has put together a sumptuous buffet of learning opportunities for you. We have tons of Windows Server sessions available for your education and enjoyment. With so much on offer, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here’s... Read more

Sneak peek #4: Introducing Project “Honolulu”, our new Windows Server management experience

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:00:11 +0000

This blog post was authored by Samuel Li, Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Server. Today, we are thrilled to unveil the next step in our journey for Windows Server graphical management experiences. In less than two weeks at Microsoft Ignite, we will launch the Technical Preview release of Project “Honolulu”, a flexible, locally-deployed, browser-based management... Read more

Sneak peek #3: Windows Server, version 1709 for developers

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:00:44 +0000

Windows 10 and Windows Server are built on customer feedback. We use the tools built right into Windows to maintain a continuous cycle of feedback from our customers used to drive refinements and new features. After the launch of Windows Server 2016...... Read more

Sneak peek #2: Windows Server, version 1709 hyper-converged infrastructure

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:00:17 +0000

A decade ago came the virtualization wave, where datacenters filled full of hundreds of servers were virtualized and reduced to dozens of servers. The consolidation of the compute layer brought incredible cost savings to the business, and IT admins were hailed as heroes.... Read more

Announcing support for SATADOM boot drives in Windows Server 2016

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:00:02 +0000

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... Read more

Sneak peek #1: Windows Server, version 1709

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:00:41 +0000

We’re watching the calendar and counting down to Microsoft Ignite September 25-29 in Orlando, Florida. Ignite is a great way to see the latest and greatest products and technologies with hundreds of hours of content, meet with your peers and partners, and get firsthand experience with hands-on labs.... Read more