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Maximize your Windows Server investments with new benefits and more flexibility

Customers like you, with businesses of all sizes, have trusted Windows Server as the platform to run your mission-critical workloads for over 30 years. Through challenging economic conditions and constantly shifting business needs, you’ve been able to adapt and innovate ... continue reading

Get the most out of Windows Server with these 5 best practices

We've invested in Windows Server for nearly 30 years, and we continue to find new ways to empower businesses who trust Windows Server as the operating system for their workloads. Over this time, we understand that business requirements have become ... continue reading

5 new capabilities to automate Windows Server management with Azure Automanage

Customers of all sizes trust Windows Server to run their business and mission-critical workloads. With the launch of Windows Server 2022, we've added new capabilities that bring the best of Windows Server and Azure together. Whether you're migrating to the ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading
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Protect workloads still running on Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2

Over the last couple of years, we havesharedwhy it is business critical to migrate and upgrade apps and services running on Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2. As you are aware, on January 14th, 2020, support for Windows Server 2008 ... continue reading

Webinar: Join Jeff Woolsey for what’s new in Windows Admin Center

This post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager.Greetings Windows Server community!I hope you will join me for a webinar on Thursday, November 21, for an overview of the exciting new features in our latest release of Windows Admin ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading
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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 havent heard of Windows Server Core, then youre really missing out! Windows Server Core is the lightest ... continue reading

Advanced specialization for partners using Windows Server on Azure

Last week we held our annual Microsoft Inspire event welcoming partners from around the world! During the conference, we had some great sessions, including Microsoft Azure is the #1 destination for Windows Server and SQL Server. We also announced the ... continue reading

Six months left to transform your Windows Server 2008 apps and infrastructure

This blog post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal PM Manager, Windows Server.This month, SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 reached their end of support. On January 14, 2020, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will also reach their end ... continue reading