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Microsoft had earlier announced that it will be releasing two major updates for Windows 10 and Office every year. Well today we get an announcement from the Windows Server team that they would also be following a similar kind of update pattern.

The Server team confirmed that they would be releasing two feature updates per year one during Spring and the other during Fall each year. The two update in a year would mean that the customers will be able to take advantage of the latest features.

The team also announced that the System Center will also be following the same pattern of releasing two major update each Spring and Fall. The Windows Server Standard customers will be automatically getting access to Semi annual Channel releases.

The Customers will also be able to access the new Server images in Azure along with taking advantage of savings if you have an existing Windows Server licenses with Software Assurance.

Microsoft also announced that it will be removing the functionality for infrastructure roles from Nano Server and is planning to recommend customers to deploy Server Core Installation option. Server Code will also now be included in the Semi annual Channel releases.

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