The download is available on Connect
Operations Manager 2007 R2 introduces key new and enhanced functionality, including: Enhanced application performance and availability across heterogeneous platforms
Improved management of applications in the data center
Increased speed of access to information and functionality to drive management
For those who are evaluating the Beta release, this Release Candidate offers a number of enhancements over the Operations Manager R2 Beta, including:
-New Power Management MP template (Monitored system must be Windows Server 2008 R2 or Win7) -Updated branding across all User Interfaces -Improved trace configuration tools on the CD to help support issues escalated to Customer Support (where applicable) -Improved Run As Account Distribution Configuration -Ability to run inline tasks for non-Microsoft servers -Support for upgrade from Beta deployments to the Release Candidate -New and updated documentation, including the Usage Guide, Design Guide, Deployment Guide, Upgrade Guide, Security Guide and Operations Guide
Apply - to participate in the "Operations Manager Public Beta" - https://connect.microsoft.com/SelfNomination.aspx?ProgramID=2249&pageType=1&SiteID=446
Get it - System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (RC) - http://connect.microsoft.com/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?SiteID=446&DownloadID=17271
Tell us what you think! - Give us your feedback - https://connect.microsoft.com/feedback/default.aspx?SiteID=446
Do you know if this is different from the R2 beta?
Yes - this is the release candidate... it replaces the beta.
Duh never mind.
R2 beta build # 6.1.6407.0
R2 RC build # 6.1.7043.0