Microsoft today announced the availability of the latest release of System Center in the Long Term Servicing Channel. The Semi-Annual Channel introduced last year will be discontinued.
Microsoft's System Center suite is now on a semi-annual release schedule, with version 1801 being now available. It is noteworthy that SCCM will continue to be released three times a year.
Microsoft has rolled out version 1701 of its System Center Configuration Manager on the Technical Preview branch. The update brings a variety of new features and improvements to the software.
Microsoft has released the first Community Technical Preview of its Azure SQL Database Management Pack, which now includes support for elastic pools and Azure AD authentication.
In a TechNet blog, Microsoft has revealed some new information surrounding the future of SCCM, including a new naming convention and an aggressive update schedule to fit with Windows 10
Microsoft has revealed that the next major version of Window Server won't be coming until 2016 and more previews of the operating system will be released throughout 2015.
In a first for the company, Microsoft is making available its vision for the datacenter in its next Windows Server and System Center platform broadly available for download today as well.