Windows Server 2016 - A server operating system developed in parallel with Windows 10. Their new features are similar to those of Windows 10. Windows Server 2016 brings advanced, cloud-inspired capabilities to data centers in the areas of computing, networking, storage and security. With innovative container functionality, Windows Server 2016 also provides a modern application platform.
Windows Server 2016 is a cloud-based operating system that simultaneously supports traditional on premises applications. It offers new technologies that enable a smooth transition to cloud computing when the company is prepared for a change. It introduces many innovations inspired by the Azure platform, which improve the functioning of IT infrastructure and business applications and increase security.
The Windows Server 2016 family consists of the following editions:
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter for highly virtualized data centers and cloud environments.
Windows Server 2016 Standard for non-virtualized physical environments or minimized virtualization.
Windows Server 2016 Essentials for small businesses up to 25 users and 50 devices. It is a good alternative for customers using the Foundation edition, which is not available in 2016.
Windows Storage Server 2016 dedicated for storage hardware manufacturers. Standard and Workgroup editions are available, both only in the OEM sales channel.
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 - a system designed mainly for virtualization tasks.