Free online course: Windows Server 2016 – First Look Clinic

Free On-Demand course

Windows Server 2016 – First Look Clinic

Offer valid until 30 July 2017

This Microsoft First Look Clinic introduces IT Pros to the new features and capabilities of Windows Server 2016. It’s designed to provide a broad range of knowledge across a broad array of technologies focusing on the pillars Identity, Compute & Networking.

People who are key influencers and technology decision makers in an IT organization will also be interested in attending this online clinic.

Module 1: What’s New in Compute

In this module, we explore all of the new features related to Compute in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview. Specifically, we focus on Nano Server, Hyper-V, Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers, and management features.

  • Introducing Windows Server 2016
  • Introducing Nano Server
  • New Features of Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016
  • Introducing Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers
  • Windows Server 2016 Management

Module 2: What’s New in Identity

Windows Server 2016 has many new features in Identity to improve the ability for organizations to secure Active Directory environments and help them migrate to cloud-only deployments and hybrid deployments, where some applications and services are hosted in the cloud and others are hosted on premises. This module introduces you to those improvements.

  • What’s new in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) improvements

Module 3: What’s new in File and Storage Services

The introduction of Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview brings with it several new storage capabilities to the platform for the IT professional to design, deploy, and maintain Windows Server storage. This module provides an overview of some of the new features and improvements in storage.

  • Storage Spaces Direct
  • Storage Replica
  • Storage QoS

Module 4: What’s New in Networking

Networking improvements include new features and enhancements that make flexible workload placement and mobility possible. Organizations need flexibility, reliability, high levels of performance, and a focus on apps and workloads. To meet these needs, Windows Server 2016 delivers enhancements in the reliability, performance, and interoperability of virtual networking; improved support for centralized configuration and management across virtual and physical networks; new virtualized network functions for transforming the network cloud; and seamless datacenter extensions for flexible workload placement and mobility. this module covers the new networking features in Windows server 2016.

  • Software Defined Networking
  • Windows Server networking technologies
  • Networking Services

How to get your FREE online Windows Server 2016 course?

Please send us an email request, and we will allocate a Skillpipe course key to your email address.

More on Windows Server 2016 Certification

MCSA: Windows Server 2016

Course 10967 (Beginners only) – Fundamentals of a Windows Server Infrastructure
Course 20740 and exam 70-740 – Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
Course 20741 and exam 70-741 – Networking with Windows Server 2016
Course 20742 and exam 70-742 – Identity with Windows Server 2016

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