Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016 and Host Integration Server 2016 released!

Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016 and HIS 2016 in December of 2016. We can now leverage:

  • Hybrid Connectivity: BizTalk Server 2016 not only provides comprehensive on-premises application integration capabilities, but can now connect to SaaS applications, use enterprise cloud messaging to interact with partners and vendors and take advantage of the numerous Azure services like Functions, Cognitive Services, Machine Learning and more – all through the Azure Logic Apps adapter available in BizTalk Server 2016.
  • Integration with first-party Microsoft platforms: BizTalk Server 2016 seamlessly integrates with first party platforms such as Windows Server 2016, Visual Studio 2015, SQL Server 2016 and Office 2016 – enabling customers to easily integrate services they are already using.
  • SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups: This is an important feature that provides a highly available solution in Azure, and on-premises.

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