Microsoft just launched Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 at the Ignite conference in Atlanta.
Evaluation versions, valid for 180 days, are available for download.
Windows Server 2016: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-2016?i=1
System Center 2016: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-system-center-2016
Some cool Windows Server 2016 videos that have been posted to YouTube:
Software Defined Storage (S2D) is where Windows Server 2016 delivers impressive in-box capabilities: Cosmos Darwin presents the amazing Storage Spaces Direct: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raeUiNtMk0E
Ned Pyle shows how Storage Replica and Stretch Cluster create a complete Disaster Recovery solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lg0Jzaqti0g&
Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade enables you to upgrade your cluster OS with minimum downtime. In this video, Rob Hindman demonstrates the upgrade process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn9IbdGBCnM
Kevin Farlee shows how SQL Server 2016 takes advantage of the new capabilities in Windows Server 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6ZFpc8hO8I
Will Gries shows how to squeeze more out of the metal with Data Deduplication: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWLLNEe6Gwc
What’s new in High Availability for Remote Desktop Services? Christian Montoya showcases the new capabilities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xi89A2b5b5w
Software Defined Networking is a huge step forward in how you configure, manage and secure your network. Check out Greg Cusanza talking about the build in load balancer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q3sEQN4GSM
Nano server install type is the cornerstone of our Software Defined Compute. Refaat Issa walks us through the Nano server installation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXg31-3hypM
Want to take full usage of your GPU with the new Remote Desktop Services? Chris Huybregts recorded the following for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xi89A2b5b5w
Last, the management tool to control them all. Kriti Jindal shows off the Server Management Tools: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5ke-pQRNB4