Microsoft today announced that SharePoint Server 2016 will become generally available in Q2 2016, with a public beta planned for Q4 2015. Microsoft also wants to confirm their commitment to delivering on-premises releases of SharePoint for the foreseeable future in addition to newer SharePoint Online releases. Microsoft is focused on delivering value to customers as part of their on-premises deployments, while at the same time making it easier to take advantage of cloud innovation thru hybrid deployments of SharePoint Server with Office 365.
With that backdrop, SharePoint Server 2016 will deliver enhancements and new capabilities in three major areas:
- Improved user experiences
- Cloud-inspired infrastructure
- Compliance and reporting
Read about it in detail here.