Windows Server is the leading server operating system that powers many of the worlds’ largest datacenters, enables small businesses around the world, and delivers value to organizations of all sizes in between. Building on this legacy, Windows Server "8" delivers hundreds of new features and enhancements for transforming virtualization and cloud computing to help you reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. Within Windows Server "8" you will find exciting innovations in areas of virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, and a transition to Windows PowerShell® to take scripting to a whole new level.
This is quite possibly the most significant release of Windows Server ever. As Jonathan Hassell in a Computerworld article remarks, Windows Server "8" "takes your breath away."
Learn for yourself by downloading the beta today to check out all of the things that Windows Server "8" can do for you.
The next release of Windows Server, Windows Server "8", offers businesses and hosting providers a scalable, dynamic, and multitenant-aware, cloud-optimized infrastructure. It securely connects across premises and allows IT Professionals to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently. Windows Server:
- Takes you beyond virtualization
- Delivers the power of many servers with the simplicity of one
- Opens the door to every app on any cloud
- Enables the modern workstyle
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Register for Download and Guided Evaluation
Register to access technical product resources—such as forums, solution accelerators, white papers and webcasts—at the Windows Server "8" Beta Resource Page.
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Download and install full-featured software for a limited-time trial
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- 64-bit ISO and VHD editions
- ISO available in these languages: Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese
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