Introducing Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview

Microsoft Press
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Get a head start evaluating Windows Server 2016–guided by the experts. Based on Technical Preview 4, John McCabe and the Windows Server team introduce the new features and capabilities, with practical insights on how Windows Server 2016 can meet the needs of your business. Get the early, high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now!
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About the author

John McCabe works for Microsoft as a Senior Premier Field Engineer. In this role he has worked with the largest customers around the world, supporting and implementing cutting-edge solutions on Microsoft Technologies. In addition, he is responsible for developing core services for the Customer Service & Support Engineering Teams. John has been a contributing author to several books including Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2 from Sybex, Mastering Lync 2013 from Sybex, and Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 from Microsoft Press. John has spoken at many conferences around Europe including TechEd and TechReady. Prior to joining Microsoft, John was an MVP in Unified Communications with more than 15 years of experience consulting across many different technologies including networking, security, and architecture.
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Publisher
Microsoft Press
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Published on
May 11, 2016
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9780735697836
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Operating Systems / Windows Desktop
Computers / Operating Systems / Windows Server
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This content is DRM protected.
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