Windows Server Standard 2022 introduces advanced multi-layer security, hybrid capabilities with Azure, and a flexible application platform. As part of this release, we are bringing secured-core capabilities to help protect hardware, firmware, and Windows Server OS capabilities against advanced security threats. Secured-core server builds on technologies such as Windows Defender System Guard and Virtualization-based Security to minimize risk from firmware vulnerabilities and advanced malware. The new release also provides secured connectivity that introduces several new capabilities such as faster and more secure encrypted HTTPS connections, industry standard SMB AES 256 encryption and more.
Windows Server 2022 Standard is the most up-to-date and advanced Windows server available for your company. This mainstream server can defend against ever-evolving threats with more flexibility than before thanks to new security features like secured-core.
There’s no need to compromise on tasks when you have other options, thanks to Azure’s cloud capabilities. With improved VM management, an enhanced event viewer, and many other features in Windows Admin Center, this release provides a powerful variety of options for managing hardware and application access.
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