Windows Server 8 and Cloud Computing

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted September 16, 2011


After an early introduction to Windows Server 8, in the ZDNet Tech Broiler blog, Jason Perlow wrote that nothing from Microsoft has ever been this ambitious or has tried to achieve so much in a single server product release since Windows 2000, when Active Directory was first introduced. Perlow also said that the Server OS that is likely to ship from Microsoft within the next year will definitely make huge waves in the enterprise space.


 

"Since last Thursday, I was ordered under strict nondisclosure to keep my mouth shut. And that was really hard for me to do because I could barely contain my enthusiasm for what is probably the most significant server operating system release that Microsoft has ever planned to roll out.

"Nothing from Microsoft, and I mean literally nothing has ever been this ambitious or has tried to achieve so much in a single server product release since Windows 2000, when Active Directory was first introduced.

"Last week, a group of about 30 computer journalists were invited to Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond to get an exclusive two-day preview of what is tentatively being referred to as 'Windows Server 8.'"

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