Alongside today's release of Windows 8.1 RTM to TechNet and MSDN, the Redmond company has also dropped Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM to those subbed to one of the big two development networks.
Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview download links have just gone live over at Microsoft’s TechNet Evaluation Center so you can now go ahead and get testing. As well as that, there are also preview builds of SQL Server 2014, and you can catch all of the details after the jump!
Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 has finally been completed and released to manufacturing, thus all the manufacturers of server-based equipment will be able not only to pre-install it on certain devices, but tweak all hardware and software to work in perfect compliance with the new Server edition.
Microsoft has today ditched Windows Home Server while simultaneously unveiling four new editions for Windows Server 2012. The four editions, which are aimed towards different types of businesses and enterprise, consist of Standard, Datacenter, Essentials, and Foundation.
Right on the heels of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview launch, Microsoft has also released the bits of Windows Server 8 on MSDN and TechNet. Available in both 64-bit ISO and VHD flavors, it is only available in all languages - Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, and Japanese - through the former; the VHD is available in English only.
Yesterday, Microsoft managed to turn the heads of many computer enthusiasts by showing off Windows 8 in its entirety for the first time. Now, the company has taken the wraps off a major update for Windows Server, known as Windows Server 8, the Developer Preview build of which is now available to all MSDN subscribers.
Microsoft has just released RTM (final) version of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 for their MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Public version will be available on February 22nd via Microsoft Download Center and Windows Update.
The very final RTM bits of both Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 have managed to slip through and has landed into the wild just like the previous builds 7601.16537, 7601.16543 and 7601.16562. Build number for Windows 7 SP1 RTM is 7601.17514.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850 which means that it was compiled on 19th November 2010.
Microsoft has just released Release Candidate version of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 for users running the final RTM version of the respective operating systems.
As expected, Microsoft today at its Worldwide Partner Conference 2010 has announced the public availability of Windows 7 SP1 Beta, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Beta for users running the final RTM version of the respective operating systems.