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After 2 years of anxiety, the time has come! At its annual Microsoft Ignite conference on Monday, Microsoft announced the release and general availability of Windows Server 2016 & Systems Center 2016. To be honest, the only channel that you can acquire a copy of the product is only through the Evaluation Center. It will be available for the masses at mid-October ( MSDN, VLS, Azure, Shops ).

Watch the Keynote here Meet Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 .

Additional must-see Keynotes

Reinvent IT infrastructure for business agility

Unravel and harness Windows Server 2016 for private and hybrid cloud solutions

A tribute site for the 20th birthday of Windows Server can be found here.