Why Migrating to Windows Server 2016?

With Windows Server 2016 now available almost a year, you may be wondering whether a migration to the new OS is the best move for your organization. Although migration may be  costly but the upgrades to security and file sharing procedures may deliver enough ROI to your organization to warrant a change.

While many organizations will undoubtedly make the transition to Windows Server 2016, there are a number of factors that should be considered as part of the decision-making process.

Let’s have a look compare table that may help you to decide


There are 4 main subjects that Windows Server 2016 provides value to your organization

Increase Security

Microsoft technologies have security built-in to help safeguard data
across devices and apps onsite or in the cloud, and to help you recover
from business disruptions.
• Reduce access risks using Just In Time & Just Enough administration
• Maintain the latest anti-malware and anti-virus protection with
built-in Windows Defender
• Secure your Windows Server environment from malware and
tampering using Trusted/Secure Boot
• Protect sensitive data and files regardless of location with Shielded
Virtual Machines
• Identify trusted hosting using Host Guardian Services

Improve IT Efficiency & Productivity

To help deliver increased efficiency and maximize your IT investment,
Microsoft’s technology gives you the business tools of a much larger
company, at the right price.
• Improve server efficiency and virtualization with enhanced
Windows and Hyper-V containers
• Increase uptime and availability with built-in disaster recovery
capabilities provided by enhanced clusters and replication
• Use the Rolling Cluster OS feature to upgrade your fabric to Windows
Server 2016 without any downtime for Hyper-V virtual machines
• Storage Spaces Direct enables standard servers with local storage to
build highly available and scalable software-defined storage
• Create affordable business continuity and disaster recovery in your
datacenters using Storage Spaces Replica
• Prevent noisy neighbors from impacting high priority workloads
with a Storage Quality of Service (QoS) policy

Empower Employees with Remote Desktop Services

Allow your staff employees to securely access the applications they need
to do their work, whether hosted in the cloud or on-site.
• Enable easy remote access to applications like accounting and CRM
while ensuring that sensitive data is stored in a secure environment
• Be more productive with a consistent experience across a range of
PCs and mobile devices
• Deploy a solution in a way that fits your business needs, whether
on the server, in the cloud, or both. With solutions such as Windows
Server Remote Desktop Services and Microsoft’s Azure platform, there is
a solution for your business’s remote access needs. And now, only 2 VMs
are required (compared to 8 VMs previously)

Be Ready for the Cloud

Whether you are moving to the cloud now or in the future, Microsoft
technologies are designed for hybrid cloud IT environments to give you
the best of both worlds.
• Improve infrastructure agility by using virtual machines and
containers to provide workload mobility
• Build scalable storage capacity and disaster recovery solutions
with easy-to-use Azure Storage Services (Azure Backup, Azure Storage,
and Azure Site Recovery)
• Use Azure Active Directory to provide your organization with an
enterprise-grade multi-tenant cloud-based directory and identity
management service
• Azure Remote Server Management Tools (RSMT) offers a set of
web-based and command line tools to manage Windows Servers,
providing rapid access to on premises infrastructure alongside
your Azure resources
• Gain control over a hybrid cloud infrastructure, and manage and
protect Windows Server with the all-in-one Operations Manager Suite

For more inquiries and get special pricing, please contact to us and highlight that you are calling via “Cloud to Learn” to our technical experts.

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