At WinHEC 2007 in Los Angeles on Thusday, Bill Gates announced the final name for what was previously known only as Windows Server codename "Longhorn." Windows Server 2008, which recently reached the Beta 3 milestone, is expected to ship before the end of the year.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is the next-generation Windows Server operating system that promises to help IT professionals achieve more control, greater flexibility and increased protection. Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 is publicly available for download today at http://www.microsoft.com/getbeta3. The final version of the operating system is on track for release to manufacturing in the second half of 2007.
Windows Server 2008 builds on the reliability and security of Windows Server 2003 R2 to help organizations create an optimized, more dynamic IT infrastructure by addressing the automation of daily management tasks, tightening security, improving efficiency and increasing availability.
You can download the Windows Server 2008 fact sheet
from Microsoft PressPass and visit the new Windows Server 2008 website