Get started with Windows Server 2016 Essentials
Applies To: Windows Server 2016 Essentials
Windows Server 2016 Essentials edition is a cloud-connected first server, ideal for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices. Essentials is a good option for customers currently using the Foundation edition, which is not available with Windows Server 2016. For more information, see What's New in Windows Server Essentials and download the Windows Server Essentials evaluation.
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For information about installing, configuring, managing, using, and troubleshooting Windows Server Essentials, see the following documentation:
Updates and downloads
Updates: see Support Windows Server Essentials
End-to-end solution guides
To learn how to centralize data storage, restrict data access permissions, and back up your data both on-premises and in the cloud, see Provide data protection in small and midsize businesses.
To learn how to securely access business data on any Internet-connected device from any location, see Secure remote access in small and midsize businesses.
To learn how to securely collaborate with partners and vendors, see Improve collaboration in small and midsize businesses.