Windows Server 2016 to launch in September

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Jan 8, 2011
Source One: System Center 2016 to launch in September

"We are pleased to announce that Microsoft System Center 2016 will be launched at the Microsoft Ignite conference in late September."

Source Two: Windows Server 2016 new Current Branch for Business servicing option

"Windows Server 2016 is the cloud-ready operating system that delivers new layers of security and Azure-inspired innovation for the applications and infrastructure that power your business.

New capabilities will help you:
  • Increase security and reduce business risk with multiple layers of protection built into the operating system.
  • Evolve your datacenter to save money and gain flexibility with software-defined datacenter technologies inspired by Microsoft Azure.
  • Innovate faster with an application platform optimised for the applications you run today, as well as the cloud-native apps of tomorrow.
Windows Server 2016 includes 3 main editions:
  • Datacenter: This edition continues to deliver significant value for organisations that need unlimited virtualisation along with powerful new features including Shielded Virtual Machines, software-defined storage and software-defined networking.
  • Standard: This edition is ideal for organisations that need limited virtualisation but require a robust, general purpose server operating system.
  • Essentials: This edition is designed for smaller organisations with less than 50 users.
These editions will be available for purchase on the October 2016 price list."

Pricing and Licensing: Windows Server 2016 | Microsoft

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"Technical Preview 5 is our final preview prior to launch and is feature complete, so download it today and try out all the new features in Windows Server 2016. Deploy, manage and secure Windows Server 2016 with the upcoming release of System Center 2016."​

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