Microsoft HIS team has released Host Integration Server 2016 Community Technology Preview

HIS 2016 CTP1 provides professionals and enterprise developers with technologies and tools to deliver a new set of integration solutions. Here are a few of the new capabilities and improvements in HIS 2016 CTP1.

  • Support for Windows Server 10, Windows Server 2016, SQL Server 2016, BizTalk Server 2016, Visual Studio 2013, and .NET Framework 4.6
  • Support for IBM i 7.2, z/OS 2.2, CICS 5.2, IBM MQ 8.0, and DB2 11
  • New Microsoft .NET Client for MQ
  • New ADO.NET provider and BizTalk adapter for Informix
  • Improved data providers and BizTalk adapter for DB2
  • New Telemetry for improving HIS technologies

See full list of improvements and new platforms posted to MSDN, at
To distribute the software, we are utilizing the BizTalk Server 2016 CTP1 program on Microsoft Connect. Please go to Connect and register your Microsoft account, at

We look forward to your participation in HIS 2016 CTP1.

Host Integration Server Team
Microsoft Corporation

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