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What’s New in Windows Server 2016

Advances You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

by Melissa Curtis | 11.01.16

With Windows Server 2012, there wasn’t much that distinguished Windows Server Standard and Windows Server Datacenter beyond the licensing details. Microsoft really decided to shake things up and introduce new features that would change that with their release of Windows Server 2016.

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Windows Server 2016 Licensing and Beyond

Microsoft Is Making the Switch to Core-Based Licensing—but What Next?

by Matt Smith | 12.11.15

News just broke from Microsoft regarding some radical changes in how we will license Windows Server when 2016 releases next year. The new licensing model is very similar to the shift to core-based licensing from Proc-based licensing that we saw with SQL Server 2012. For those of you who worked through that, you will have the base knowledge to work from, as this experience will be similar.

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Get a Smart Start to Your Hyper-Convergence Journey

Begin with a Network Assessment

by Kurt Hildebrand | 11.04.15

IT professionals know from experience that the growing complexity of enterprise technology makes data center management more important than ever, yet increasingly difficult.

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Windows XP End-of-Life Lessons for Windows Server 2003 Migrations

Crashes, Costs, and Calamity—Holding Out Can Be Expensive

by Lane Shelton | 07.06.15

Windows Server 2003 has been a stable and reliable operating system that enterprises have depended on for years, but it’s coming to its end-of-life shortly. Sound familiar? Companies went through a similar experience with a desktop operating system not that long ago. The experiences that enterprises had during that transition provide some valuable lessons for the current one—for which the stakes are even higher.

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Windows Server Migration Checklist

Windows Server 2012 Licensing and Virtualization

A Basic Checklist to Get You Started

by Stacy Cote | 04.17.15

When you go to the grocery store, you probably bring a list of items you plan to buy. When you go on vacation, you may checkmark the sites you want to visit in a guidebook directory. If you’ve got kids involved in a variety of activities, you’re likely to fill in your weekly calendar with the dates, times, and locations of where each of them has to be at any particular moment.

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