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The evolution of Windows Server: What’s new in version 1709 and what’s coming with Jeff Woolsey – Ignite Session Video

Microsoft Ignite Session: THR2247 Jeff Woolsey to take a look at the evolution of Windows Server from the new semi-annual channel release cadence starting with version 1709 and advances in Nano server for containers, to native support for Linux containers and workloads on Windows Server and more. This video is from the fine folks at […]

Microsoft Windows resources to help support your GDPR compliance

With exactly eight months to go until the deadline, any organization that wants to do business with European Union (EU) residents will need to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to a recent report by Spiceworks, only 25 percent of organizations are prepared for this landmark regulatory requirement. At Microsoft, we […]

Azure File Sync Overview Video

Learn about how Azure Files enables your organization to create file shares in Azure to centralize files in the cloud. You can then deploy Azure File Sync (preview) on a Windows server to cache your most frequently accessed files locally so that your apps and users can access the files at local network speeds. To […]

A Day in the Life of a Docker Admin

About two months ago, we celebrated SysAdmin Day and kicked off our learning series for IT professionals. So far we’ve gone through the basics of containers and how containers are delivering value back to the company through cost savings. Now we begin the next stage of the journey by introducing how to deploy and operate containerized applications. For […]

Microsoft Announces the Public Preview for Azure File Sync

Extend your on-premises file servers to Azure Files with Azure File Sync Since Azure Files became generally available, we’ve consistently heard from our customers that they want to embrace the power and flexibility of the cloud without giving up the locality of their on-premises file server. Today, we are excited to announce the preview of […]

Updates to Windows Server 1709 – Microsoft Video

Watch as Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager for Windows Server, speaks to the evolution of Windows Server while giving demos along the way. From the new semi-annual channel release cadence, starting with version 1709 and advances for Nano Server for Containers. You’ll see the native support for Linux containers and workloads on Windows Server. Also, […]

What’s New in Horizon View 7.3 and Other

What’s new: Horizon Connection Server Horizon Help Desk Tool View application and process names and resource use within a virtual or published desktop to identify which applications and process are using up machine resources. View event log information about the user’s activities. View updated metrics such as Horizon Client version and the Blast protocol. View […]

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

This blog post was authored by Samuel Li, Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Server. 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! We invite you to download and start using Project “Honolulu” technical preview today! […]

Microsoft Project Honolulu – A New Windows Server Management Experience for the Software Defined Datacenter – Part 1

Hello! My name is Kevin Kelling and I’m a Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft focused on Windows Server, virtualization, and Azure. Having worked with Windows Server since the NT 3.51 days, I’m excited to have the opportunity to share a major new feature which holds the potential to change how we interact with and experience […]

VMware: Best Practices for Share Permissions in Windows Server 2016

Most of us have heard of “oversharing” in the social sense (i.e. giving out too many details of your personal life), but how about “undersharing” in the Windows Server realm? What does that even mean? Well, I sort of just made that up, but it does actually make some sense when you think about it […]

Docker Preview: Linux Containers on Windows

Microsoft is getting ready for the next big update for Windows Server (check out today’s complimentary Microsoft blog post) and some of the new features are very exciting for Docker users. One of the most important enhancements is that Docker can now run Linux containers on Windows, using Hyper-V technology. Running Docker Linux containers on […]

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

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, we continued to listen to our customer feedback channels and the repeated message […]

Docker Enterprise Edition for Linux on IBM Z (yes, mainframe!)

Recently we released a new version of Docker Enterprise Edition featuring expansion of the multi-architecture capabilities from Linux to Windows Server and now the IBM Z mainframe platform. Enterprise IT architecture is complex and diverse and include workloads across different server hardware types and operating systems. Docker and IBM have partnered together to deliver the support […]

‘All You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Nano Server’ Veeam White Paper

Now updated for Windows Server 2016 GA release! You probably heard about Windows Nano Server already … but what is it exactly, and how do you get started with it? What value will it bring to your environment? Nano Server is a headless, 64-bit only deployment option for Windows Server 2016. Microsoft created this component specifically with […]

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