Below is a link to a well-balanced article from Forrester Research highlighting the business value of Windows Server 2012 as well as their recommendation to begin evaluating it for pilot deployments. Forrester is a respected industry analyst and this article may be useful to share with your IT Director or CIO if they are questioning whether your team should evaluate and pilot the end-to-end enhancements in Windows Server 2012 ...

http://blogs.forrester.com/richard_fichera/12-09-05-microsoft_announces_windows_server_2012

Best regards,

Keith