New file and storage options for Windows Server announced at Ignite

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Heya folks, Ned here again. I recently wrote up all the changes that are now available to Windows Server Azure Edition - or are coming soon - and a number of them help out in file server and storage scenarios. Storage Replica compression, new SMB over QUIC options, hotpatching of Desktop Experience file servers, running edge file servers on Azure Stack HCI instead of just Azure, etc. Be sure to check it out at: 


Ignite 2022: What's new in Windows Server Azure Edition - Microsoft Community Hub


And, of course, Windows Server 2022 non-Azure Edition brings its own goodies to this space, in areas such as SMB Compression, SMB security changes, new Storage Migration Service options, etc. read more about all those at:


Windows Server 2022 is full of new file services! - Microsoft Community Hub


Sonia Cuff & Orin Thomas did a great Ignite breakout session on modernizing your file services, it's now available on demand at:


Ignite breakout session feedIgnite breakout session feed

Modernize your File Server infrastructure with Azure ( 


Get to learnin'!


 - Ned Pyle

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