Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have now been Released to Manufacturing.
I got to see Ballmer and Turner sign off RTM for Windows 7 last week at our Microsoft Conference. What a great moment! :o)
Availability dates are already published as follows:
· OEMs: 24th July
· ISVs/IHVs/MSDN and TechNet Subscribers: 6th August
· Volume License with Software Assurance: 7th August
· Microsoft Partner Program Gold/Certified Members: 16th August. Remaining languages will be available by 1st October.
· Microsoft Action Pack Subscribers: 23rd August. Remaining languages will be available by 1st October.
· General Availability (GA) Launch for everyone else: 22nd October