WINDOWS SERVER 2019
Why choose Windows Server 2019?
As the leader in Microsoft Windows Server software-defined (WSSD) solutions, DataON sees Windows Server 2019 as a springboard for organizations to switch to hyper-converged infrastructure and extend to hybrid cloud. We now offer solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, a validated hybrid cloud ready on-premises HCI solution with Azure services.
For organizations that are still using Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Storage Spaces Direct, a feature within Windows Server 2019, eliminates the need for expensive new SAN infrastructure. By choosing a hyper-converged infrastructure, organizations can simplify their deployments and get a highly scalable, highly resilient, highly available, and high-performance solution that outperforms a SAN at a fraction of the cost.
Windows Server 2019 is the hybrid cloud platform
As more and more organizations move to the cloud and deploy hyper-converged infrastructures, Windows Server 2019 offers better cloud integration for hybrid deployments.
DataON offers validated Azure Stack HCI solutions which are designed to help customer consolidate virtualized workloads and gain efficiencies on-premises, while enabling them to extend to Azure quickly and easily with simplified access to cloud management and security services, including offsite backup, site recovery, and cloud-based monitoring.
Windows Admin Center
Previously known as Project Honolulu, Windows Admin Center brings a new level of visibility and control to the Windows Server platform and serves as a central command and management for key applications such as Hyper-V, Storage Spaces Direct, Storage Replica, Failover Cluster Manager, Azure File Sync, Windows Advanced Threat Defender Protection, and third-party applications. This integrative and visual approach gives IT administrators the ability to run PowerShell commands through the GUI and manage core server functions, security, hyper-converged infrastructure and Azure Cloud, making it a power hybrid cloud management tool.
New in Storage Replica
New Windows Server Storage Migration Service
Server storage migration is difficult under any circumstance. Although, previous iterations of Windows Server offer tools to help migration, IT administrators can’t migrate servers and its data without reconfiguring applications or users. Now, Windows Server 2019 makes life a lot easier. Managed from within Windows Admin Center, Storage Migration Services (SMS) enables IT administrators to migrate unstructured data from anywhere into Azure cloud and/or Windows Servers (2003 or later). It’s fast, reliable and scalable.
Better protection in the cloud with enhanced shielded VMs
Today, virtualization security is essential in all Hyper-V deployments. Not long ago, if a VM became compromised, all VMs on the virtualization fabric were compromised. Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V introduced shielded VMs. Shielded VMs and guarded fabric enabled cloud service providers or private cloud administrators to provide a more secure environment for tenant VMs. Window Server 2019, has made shielded VMs even more secure with two new features, including host key attestation and virtual network encryption, offering IT administrators peace of mind.