TW04 What's New in Windows Server 2016

March 9th, 2016

8:00am - 11:00am

Level: Intermediate

Orin Thomas

Author / Server Administrator


When a new version of Windows Server comes out, IT Pros naturally ask "what makes this version different from the last." In this session you'll learn about the major differences between Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2. You'll learn about big changes, such as Nano Server, Containers, and Hyper-V improvements. You'll also learn about smaller changes such as DNS Policies, Privileged Access Management and Package Management. You'll learn how you can deploy these improvements in your environment and migrate existing workloads to this newest version of Windows Server.

You will learn:

  • What differentiates Windows Server 2016 from previous versions of the Windows Server operating system
  • The benefits of major new features such as containers and Nano Servers
  • How to migrate to Windows Server 2016 from existing server deployments