The Date: February 27, 2008

The Place: Los Angeles

The Launch: Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008, and SQL Server 2008

Announced at the WWPC yesterday, and released in this press release as well, the February 27 date is the official kick-off of hundreds of launch events that will go on around the world.

And if you're really keen on counting the days - here's a gadget for your Windows Vista sidebar:

CountdownGadget

Add this Gadget to your Vista desktop