Microsoft has officially released Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016, both of which enable hybrid cloud computing. “In our long-held view, hybrid cloud is the reality for all enterprise customers, even those with the most ambitious cloud plans,” blogged Mark Jewett, senior director of product marketing for Microsoft’s cloud computing platform. “Customers can now broadly acquire the server operating system that accelerates innovation and security of both traditional and cloud-native applications.”
Windows Server 2016 is Microsoft's latest update for its server operating system. Key features in the release include cloud portability and enhanced security.
System Center 2016 is a tool for deploying, configuring and managing hybrid clouds. Its noteworthy features include easy installation, automatic updates, automated workflows, performance improvements, enhanced usability, and better cloud management.