Microsoft is making accessible today, July 24, previews of Trade Server 2019 and Skype for Company Server 2019.
Update: Microsoft also made accessible the preview of SharePoint Server 2019 toward the close of the day on July 24.
These are the upcoming on-premises variations of Microsoft’s Business office server products and the successors to the 2016 variations of those servers. Last fall, officers explained to count on these 2019 server releases to be usually accessible before the close of calendar 2018, next the release of previews in the initial 50 % of the 12 months. (They missed by a thirty day period on the Server previews.)
The Business office 2019 server releases need to be ready to run on Windows Server 2016 or 2019, as much as I know. I have asked Microsoft to be confident, but no term again so much. Windows Server 2019 is currently in preview, as well, and is expected to be usually accessible all-around Oct 2018. Trade Server 2019 will put in on Windows Server 2019 Core, in accordance to corporation officers.
Here is some of what is new in each and every of the coming server releases:
Trade Server 2019 adds up to date lookup (run by Bing) and up to date calendaring capabilities, such as “Do Not Forward” and “Simplified Calendar Sharing.”
Skype for Company Server 2019 adds improvements all-around hybrid help, additionally new capabilities such as Cloud Voicemail, Cloud Org Automobile Attendant, Cloud Phone Info Connector and Streamlined Migration to Groups. Much more facts right here.
SharePoint Server 2019 will carry a extra “contemporary” interface, improved efficiency and scale, simplified administration and deeper SharePoint Framework integration, as Microsoft execs disclosed previously this 12 months.
Job Server 2019, which has collaboration capabilities supplied by SharePoint Server 2019, adds efficiency and scalability improvements, up to date reporting, and help for an expanded established of programming interfaces. Update (July 26): This preview truly went live at the similar time as the SharePoint Server 2019 one particular, due to the fact Job Server is built-in with the SharePoint bits, even nevertheless it truly is licensed individually, a Microsoft spokesperson told me today. Here is the backlink for the Job Server preview details.
As Microsoft officers have explained before, customers working with the On-line/cloud variations of these products presently have these improvements and new capabilities, as the Business office 365 servers are up to date on a regular basis. The on-premises variations of the servers are intended for business customers who both you should not want to or are not able to move their workloads to the cloud.
Microsoft introduced commercial previews of the on-premises/regional variations of Business office 2019 for Windows and Business office 2019 for Mac previously this 12 months. Individuals products also are expected to be usually accessible this fall.
Officers have not explained no matter whether the 2019 releases of these Business office shopper and server products will be the previous non-membership variations accessible they’ve explained they will base that selection on buyer comments.