Windows Server 2008 RC1 Available For Download
Microsoft will launch the final version of the server OS at a February 27th event in Los Angeles which the company is calling ‘Heroes Happen Here,’ . Also to be unveiled is Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.
But Today you can download RC1 of Windows Server 2008 – Codename Longhorn.
Microsoft said Windows Server 2008 RC1 (Release Candidate 1) is now available to all users, either as a 30-day trial that does not require a product activation key, or as a six-month trial for which users must register.
Windows Server 2008 offers a number of significant enhancements over its most recent predecessor, Windows Server 2003.
Among the software’s more highly anticipated features are Windows PowerShell, Internet Information Services 7.0, a built-in Web server that brings together numerous online publishing technologies and a number of features first seen in Windows Vista.