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Windows 10 Enterprise is designed to address the needs of large and midsize organizations by providing IT professionals with advanced protection against modern security threats and more.
The Microsoft 365 powered device lab kit is an updated version of the Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit. This lab is designed to help you plan your deployment of modern devices running Windows 10 Enterprise and Office 365 Pro Plus, managed by Enterprise Mobility + Security.
The Windows 10 Web Application Compatibility Lab Kit is a primer for the features and techniques used to provide web application compatibility during a typical enterprise migration to Microsoft Edge.
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.
Project Honolulu is a flexible, lightweight browser-based locally-deployed platform and solution for Windows Server management scenarios for troubleshooting, configuration and maintenance.
Microsoft Hyper-V Server delivers enterprise-class virtualization for your datacenter and hybrid cloud, and provides new and enhanced features that can help you deliver the scale and performance needs of your mission-critical workloads.
Project Server 2016 offers flexible solutions for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work, enabling you to effectively execute and achieve strategic priorities.
SharePoint Server 2016 is designed to help you achieve new levels of reliability and performance, delivering features and capabilities that simplify administration, protect communications and information.
Skype for Business Server 2015, an enterprise ready communications and collaboration platform that brings together a client experience inspired by Skype with the enterprise-grade security, compliance, and control of Lync.
System Center 2016 offers enterprise-class datacenter management for hybrid cloud environments.
System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection helps IT manage PCs and servers, keeping software up-to-date, setting configuration and security policies, monitoring system status, and protects client and server operating systems against the latest malware threats.
System Center 2012 R2 delivers unified management across on-premises, service provider and Microsoft Azure environments, in a manner that's simple and cost-effective, application focused, and enterprise-class.
SQL Server 2017 is here! Take advantage of breakthrough scalability, performance, and availability for mission-critical, intelligent applications and data warehouses. Enhance security with encryption at rest and in motion.
SQL Server 2016 is the biggest leap forward in Microsoft's data platform history with faster transactions and queries, deeper insights on any device, advanced analytics, new security technology, and new hybrid cloud scenarios.
SQL Server 2014 SP2 delivers breakthrough performance to accelerate your business and enable new, transformational scenarios that make you more competitive.
Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1 offers a comprehensive solution for managing identities, credentials, and identity-based access policies across heterogeneous environments.
Microsoft Intune lets you enable BYOD by managing mobile devices and PCs from the cloud, giving people the opportunity to use the devices they choose to access applications and data while following corporate policies.
Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) is a User and Entity Behavioral Analytics (UEBA) platform to detect Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and Insider Threats.
BizTalk Server 2016 builds on the World's leading integration broker with a fresh modern look, Logic Apps integration, new cloud hosting options and customer-requested improvements across all areas of the product to create our best BizTalk Server yet.
Host Integration Server 2016 offers technologies and tools enabling enterprise IT organizations to integrate existing IBM host systems, programs, messages, and data efficiently and securely with new Azure and Windows applications.
Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service that gives you a single view of your most critical business data.
Power BI Desktop puts visual analytics at your fingertips with intuitive report authoring.
Power BI Report Server unlocks the deployment and distribution of interactive Power BI reports – and traditional paginated reports – completely within the boundaries of your organization’s firewall.
PowerApps is a business application platform that helps line of business specialists easily build and deploy business apps across web and mobile. Quickly add automation and new functionality that extends Office 365, Dynamics 365 or 3rd party applications, to do more with data.
What's new with Windows Server 2016
Enhance security with Windows Server 2016. Rely on new layers of protection built into the operating system to further safeguard against security breaches. Help block malicious attacks and enhance the security of your virtual machines, applications, and data. Check out the Windows Server 2016 Security white paper to learn more!DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER
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Our Customer Stories start with a need to improve the way a company does business and end in a proven solution that strategically integrates devices and services. Discover a few of our most popular customer success stories that have been developed to provide you with insight into our approach and an understanding of the impact our collaboration can have on your business’ bottom line.
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The Office 365 Roadmap lists updates that are currently planned for applicable subscribers. Updates are at various stages from being in development to rolling-out to customers to being generally available for applicable customers world-wide.READ THE OFFICE 365 ROADMAP
The Cloud platform roadmap provides a snapshot of what we're working on in the cloud platform business. Use the roadmap to find out what we've recently made generally available, released into public preview, are still developing and testing, or are no longer developing.READ THE CLOUD ROADMAP
See Windows 10 Pro & Enterprise revisions coming soon, generally available, released into public preview, in development, testing or any that have been deprecated.READ THE WINDOWS 10 ROADMAP
As Azure continues to grow, we want to keep you informed—so that we can plan for the future together. This product roadmap is the place to find out what's new and what's coming next.READ THE AZURE ROADMAP