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Innovate with Windows Server 2016

Accelerate new business opportunities across Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure and delight customers with powerful new benefits.


Windows Server 2016—Secure. Evolve. Innovate.


Windows Server 2016 is the cloud-ready operating system that supports current workloads while introducing new technologies that make it easy to transition to cloud computing when your customers are ready. It delivers powerful new layers of security along with Microsoft Azure-inspired innovation for the applications and infrastructure that power your customers’ business.

The cloud puts new demands on your customers to innovate faster in order to compete effectively. You make decisions every day about how to balance traditional IT responsibilities with cloud innovation. At the same time, your customer organization faces increased security threats from outside and within. For these reasons and more, organizations adopt cloud computing at different rates.

Learn more and download Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Make your business stand out

Demonstrate your Windows Server expertise to customers by obtaining the Datacenter competency. Not only will you differentiate your company, but you’ll also receive access to internal use software licenses, technical and presales support, training, and more.

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Demos and downloads

Explore the broad range of demos and downloadable software to get the most from Windows Server.

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Learn and get ready

Take advantage of online training and readiness resources and learn about Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016.

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Promote and sell

Drive customer conversations with the sales resources, and customer ready presentations.

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Offers and promotions

Upgrade to Hyper-V and receive no-cost Windows Server Datacenter licenses (through June 30, 2017).

Flexible support for partners

Get technical assistance when you need it. The Microsoft Partner Network gives you a wealth of support resources, like advanced cloud support, immediate answers to top partner questions, and access to the community of your peers.