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Microsoft Announces Windows Server 8 To Be Released Later This Year

Microsoft has announced that Windows Server 8 will be called “Windows Server 2012” and will be released later this year.

Windows Server 8

New feature in Windows Server 2012 will include ReFS (Resilient File System) which will making managing data more robust and scalable considering that the Windows Server 2012 will be a cloud optimized OS. Also, it will feature a new version of Hyper-V and new capabilities for managing and automating multiple servers.

Some key benefits offered by Windows Server 8 (Windows Server 2012) include :

  • A modern,cross-Premises application platform
  • A scalable and elastic web platform
  • Development ease and flexibility

The strategy for future Microsoft products has now evolved from virtualization to cloud computing. Check out the official announcement here. Download the Windows Server 8 beta from here. The Windows Server 8 data sheet can be downloaded from here.

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