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A data platform you and your customers can count on for today's industrial revolution.

The Power Duo behind your devices

In the digital era, businesses run on data. Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2016 give OEMs a platform for building innovative solutions that help their customers collect, curate, and analyze data — all while keeping it secure. 

Still building device solutions on an older version of SQL Server or Windows Server? 

Here's why you should upgrade today:


Windows Server 2016 helps prevent attackers from using your devices to steal credentials and sensitive data.

  • Prevent unauthorized administrative access with Just-in-Time and Just Enough Administration.
  • Protect user credentials with Credential Guard.
  • Block unauthorized devices with Device Guard.


Already recognized as the most secure database in the industry, SQL Server 2016 helps protect data at rest, in motion, and while in use, on-premises or in the cloud with Always Encrypted technology. 

All new levels of business insights

SQL Server 2016 provides the performance your solutions need to provide real-time analysis and insights.

  • Up to 30X faster transaction processing that previous versions for enhanced real-time analytical processing.
  • Up to 100X better analytical performance than disk-based relational databases.
  • As much as 10X data compression for more efficient data storage without compromising performance.

Data available where and when they need it

SQL Server 2016 unleashes the power of data across platforms, in the office and in the field.

  • Stretch the same database across platforms, including on-premises, with transparent user access, making data storage cost-effective without compromising access.
  • Provide advanced analytical capabilities such as mobile BI on any device at a fraction of the cost of other vendors.

Windows Server 2016 helps OEMs create turnkey solutions that are easy-to-use and easy-to-maintain.

  • Windows Server 2016 is part of an end-to-end Windows IoT solution including Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Core, and Windows 10 IoT.
  • Use containers natively in Windows Server 2016 to create virtual appliances, assembling everything needed for a turnkey solution.
  • Perform updates without impacting any workloads, and avoid downtime penalties against service level agreements. 

Solve the toughest integration challenges.

Windows Server 2016 provides Open Source Compatibility with devices and solutions on other platforms. Now, you can help your customers integrate and secure their existing non-windows devices into a complete digital transformation solution. 

Furthest in vision. Highest in Execution.

Microsoft is positioned as the new leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems.

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Get ready to transform your business with Microsoft technology

Want the details?
Download your FREE ebook: "Powerful Possibilities: How the Microsoft Platform Powers Change for Edge-of-Enterprise" This ebook provides a comprehensive look at the benefits of a data platform built on SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016. 

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) named Microsoft SQL Server the least vulnerable database 6 years in a row.


Get ready to transform your business with Microsoft technology

Want the details?
Download your FREE ebook: "Powerful Possibilities: How the Microsoft Platform Powers Change for Edge-of-Enterprise" This ebook provides a comprehensive look at the benefits of a data platform built on SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016. 

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