Coupled with the release of the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 yesterday is the availability of the Windows Server “8” Beta for download.  This will serve as the first opportunity for IT Pro’s to download and get familiar with this all-new cloud-based Operating System.  Windows Server “8” is the cloud-optimized OS, applying Microsoft’s unmatched experience building and operating public cloud services.  Windows Server “8” will help companies of all sizes embrace private and hybrid cloud computing, in order to move faster, save money and better compete.   Windows Server “8” beta is available now for IT professionals to download and evaluate.

The link to download Windows Server “8” is here.

A comprehensive blog post from the Windows Server team on this milestone release can be found here.

Enjoy!