As I am sure you are all well aware one of the ways that Microsoft makes our software available for testing is through the use of trials. Here is a list of the current trials i would recommend using and the links to download each of them.
Windows 7 Enterprise 90-day Trial
Download the Windows Server 2008 R2 Trial Software
Evaluate Forefront Server Security Management Console today
Download Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010 Beta Today
Evaluate System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 today
Evaluate Windows HPC Server 2008
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Have fun Trying out the latest and greatest stuff!