Windows Server 2022 supports you wherever you are.
MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2022 EDITION FEATURES
Core Windows Server functionality
OSEs*/Hyper-V isolated containers
Windows Server containers
Limited to single Storage Replica volume up to 2TB
Windows Server on-premises
Update to the latest operating system for enhanced security, performance and value.
Windows Server on Azure
Modernize your workloads on Azure, the trusted cloud for Windows Server.
MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2022
Windows Server 2022 introduces advanced multi-layer security, hybrid capabilities with Azure and flexible application platform.
Advanced multilayer security
Elevate the security posture of your organization starting with the operating system.
Hybrid capabilities with Azure
Extend your datacenter to Azure for greater IT efficiency
Flexible application platform
Empower developers and IT pros with an application platform to build and deploy diverse applications.
Unbeatable offers on Azure
See how your cost savings will add up on Azure with offers such as Azure Hybrid Benefit and Extended Security Updates.
MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2022 VS 2019
Windows Server 2022
Windows Server 2019
New Windows Admin Center
Automatic Windows Admin Center Updates
Automated Extension Lifecycle Management
Event Workspace to track data
Detachable Events Overview Screen
Configurable Destination Virtual Switch
Customizable Columns for VM Information
Upgraded Hyper V Manager
Live Storage Migration
Affinity and Anti-Affinity Rules
Running Workloads Between Server
New Partitioning Tool
Hypervisor based code integrity
Hardware-enforced Stack Protection
1.3 Enabled by default
Hybrid Cloud Capabilities
1.3 Enabled by default
Storage Migration Service
Simplified Deployment & Management
Improved Platform Flexibility
Uncompressed Image Size
3.7 GB approx
2.7 GB approx
Virtualized Time Zone
Configurable Within Container
Mirrors Host Timezone
Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA) Requires Domain Joining
Better Kubernetes Experience
Multiple Subnets Per Windows Worker Node
Organizations are digitally transforming their operations and running business-critical workloads that span across cloud, on-premises, and the edge. As a result, the need to secure workloads and data has never been greater.
Windows Server 2022 enables you to run business-critical workloads anywhere — in your datacenter, in the cloud, and at the edge — while staying ahead of emerging security threats and helping secure your data. This release builds on the advancements made in Windows Server 2019, the fastestadopted Windows Server ever.
Windows Server delivers advanced multi-layer security, hybrid capabilities with Azure, and a flexible platform to modernize applications with containers.