Windows Server 2019 brings Windows Defender improvements for Insiders

By: Costea Lestoc
2 minute read

New details about the upcoming Windows Server 2019 are out, and they’re exciting. Windows Server 2019 is set to be released until the end of the year, and there’s already a preview available for download. Users can try out its new features which also include Kubernetes and Linux support.

Windows Server 2019 is available for Insiders

Dona Sakar announced the availability of the built to Windows Insiders, stating that the company is thrilled to release the very first build of the Windows Server 2019 Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release. It will include the Desktop Experience and the Server Core in 18 server languages. It will also contain the first build of the next Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel release.

Advantages of being part of the LTSC

All customers who will become a part of the LTSC will get access to five years of mainstream support, and besides this, they’ll also get the opportunity to obtain an extended period of time of five more years of support. The launch of the final build is set for the second half of this year, but we don’t have any information on a precise date yet.

Brand new features included in the build

The new features that will be included in the Windows Server 2019 include the following:

  • A browser-based Honolulu Interface
  • Support for Cluster Sets
  • Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection
  • Windows Defender ATP Exploit Guard
  • Support for shielded virtual machines
  • Enhanced focus on security and hybrid cloud scenarios

You can find out more in-depth information related to Windows Server 2019 in Microsoft’s blog post and if you go through the release notes of the company. You can sign up for the Insiders program in order to gain access to Windows Server 2019 and see what’s new.

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