As some of you may have already noticed, earlier this morning Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1 will be available to consumers and businesses worldwide on October 18, 2013. Read Brad’s blog post for more info…

http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2013/08/14/mark-your-calendars-for-oct-18-the-r2-wave-is-coming.aspx 

Get your evaluation copy of Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview at http://aka.ms/msproducts

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