What exactly are IT pros expecting with the rollout of Windows Server 2016? What would make it a valuable upgrade? For one thing, they’re hoping for greater Hyper-V functionality – but that’s not all. A recent Spiceworks Survey asked which features are most enticing to IT pros:
31% said enhanced Microsoft Hyper-V functionality
20% said enhanced PowerShell functionality
19% said enhanced security features
So how much of that is actually coming? The new release includes Nano Server (which delivers speed, agility, and lower resource consumption), Windows containers, AD DS (Active directory domain services), and new Remote Desktop services.
The latest buzz has been about Windows containers, which allow isolation of applications from other underlying OS variables. This improves the reliability of your niche applications. Think of it as a to-go box, with a customized order just for you. Still, this upgrade may not give decision makers the green light to migrate from their existing infrastructure:
Most organizations are comfortable with their current Windows Server offerings.
Best practices indicate that many prefer to wait until Microsoft irons out the bugs with their products, as every new release has its fair share of problems during initial launch.
Making a major upgrade is never an easy task, and there are often several variables at play. For one, Microsoft is rapidly moving all of their bread and butter into the cloud. They’re deeply invested in the cloud, and they’re hoping customers will be too. With licensing talks on the horizon, there may even be a change in how much they decide to charge per core.
Meanwhile, security services provider NetCraft has found that more than 600,000 web-facing systems, hosting millions of websites, are still running Windows Server 2003. CSP, Inc urges existing Windows Server 2003 users to strongly considering upgrading to a new server to avoid security vulnerabilities and other possible complications.
It’s crucial that your business makes the best strategic decision for your unique needs, and CSP, Inc is eager to help. Our team will answer your questions about Windows Server 2016 the help you make best decisions when it comes to licensing, buying, and upgrading. Contact us at email@example.com or (919) 424--2000 to give your business the best odds for success.
“My passion for quality IT service is at the forefront of my career.”
Lance Skipper Client Engineer
“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”– Charlie Chaplin
Always at your service to provide the highest level of quality support to our customers.
Anthony Firth Client Engineer
“I’m passionate about building and fostering relationships, and finding solutions for success.”
Michael Koenig Client Account Manager
“Enabling IT to become an effective and valuable partner by delivering premier customer service and quality IT solutions achieving business goals.”
Jake Parrott Business Development Manager
“Striving to provide friendly and quality service to our customers”
Ted Rorabaugh Client Engineer
“I help clients stabilize and grow their IT infrastructure so they can focus on growing their core business.”
Josh Wilshire Systems Engineer Team Lead
“Striving to be your trusted adviser and IT teammate in accomplishing all your business goals”
Brandan Bishop Client Account Manager
“I strive to provide the highest level of quality service to our customers.”
Tommy Williams Sr. Hardware Engineer
“I’m driven by the steadfast belief that technology must serve as a business enabler. This mantra has driven 21
Years of successful partnerships.”
Stephen Riddick VP Sales & Marketing
“CSP doesn’t succeed unless your company succeeds.”
Stephen Allen Inventory Manager
“Through my intuition and genuine concern to help others I have built long-lasting relationships with our customers, co-workers and business partners.”
Scott Forbes VP Support Services
“Every day, I work with clients to help plan the future of their businesses.”
Michael Bowman vCIO
“Your IT problems become our IT solutions.”
Mark McLemore Project Engineer
“Managing internal and external operations to ensure that CSP provides quality and reliable customer service .”
Margie Figueroa Business Manager
“Helping customers get the most out of their IT Infrastructure.”
Marc Gillet Project Engineer
“Providing quality internal and externals financial support to our customers and accounting support to CSP.”
Katie Steiglitz Accounting Administrator
“Your satisfaction is our #1 priority.”
Heather Moore Project Manager
“Some call me the CEO. I call myself the Cheerleader for an awesome team!”
William B. Riddick Founder & CEO
“CSP is here to assist you with your IT needs.”
Beth Wylie Inside Sales Manager
Thinking ofHiring A New IT Company?
On What Questions You Need To Ask Before Signing Any Agreement.