Last 24 hours, Microsoft has been very busy as far as new software releases are concerned. It has launched the Windows 8 Consumer Preview version earlier today.
As well as Microsoft has just launched the Windows Server 8 Beta which can be downloaded at the Microsoft’s TechNet web site.
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.
Microsoft says the new version is designed to offer “businesses and hosting providers a scalable, dynamic, and multitenant-aware cloud infrastructure that securely connects across premises and allows IT to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently.”
Features in Windows Server 8:
- Complete Virtualization Platform
- Increased Scalability and Performance
- Connectivity to Cloud Services
- Continuous Availability
- Management Efficiency
- An Open Web and App Development Environment
- Access to Applications and Data from Virtually Anywhere on Any Device
- Enhanced Data Security and Compliance
For more Details about Windows Server 8 Beta in Official Windows 8 Server page
Also there is some unverified resources speculated that Windows Server 8 will be released at the end of year 2012.