Lots of changes are on tap, including upgrades for containers, networking and storage.
To properly discuss IT-industry issues, a set of definitions needs to be established.
The project, code-named "Honolulu," was released in preview in late September.
The release of Microsoft's first major update to Windows Server 2016 and the long-awaited launch of Azure Stack will enable the ongoing shift toward containerization, DevOps and digitally focused modern apps.
The VMM Analytics integration with OMS will enable "compelling use cases" for organizations.
Microsoft's big show should provide clarity on these issues.
A company built on the world's most popular OS and productivity software has changed radically in just a few years. The cloud has changed everything for the Redmond giant, and not a moment too soon.
Microsoft's first attempt at creating a software-defined storage platform wasn't a big hit. Its updated version just might be.