Windows Server and System Centre Technical Preview 5 is Now Available!


As the Hybrid Cloud Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft Australia,  I'm very excited to announce the availability of Windows Server 2016 and System Centre 2016 Technical Preview 5 which means general availability is right around the corner.

This is a significant announcement and great opportunity for you, As 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 powers many of your customers businesses. Windows Server 2016 helps your customers:

  • Reduce business risk with new layers of security built into the operating system.
  • Drive datacenter efficiency with software-defined compute, storage and networking.
  • Drive innovation with Windows Server and Hyper-V containers, Nano Server, and more.

I'm also very excited about System Centre 2016 as it provides your customers with:

  • Increase efficiency with simplified workflows and easier to use consoles
  • Unlock new Windows Server 2016 capabilities for the software-defined datacenter
  • Find broader support for heterogeneous environments, including Linux, Hyper-V, and VMware
  • Access new capabilities for analytics, reporting, and orchestration in the cloud using native integration with Operations Management Suite

I recommend you take Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 for a test drive and start talking to your customers about them today.

We are here to support you, check out “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” blog post & video series, register for Windows Server 2016 webinar on May 5 (On-demand version will be available for Australian partners on 6th May) & see Microsoft Mechanics System Center 2016 in action below.

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