Not my words - Jon Honeyball's words, over at PC Pro, in his review of Windows Server 2008 :-)
You don't need to wait for SP1 anyway Jon (as you state, later in the article), it already ships as SP1 to bring it inline with Vista SP1 :-)
"Fortunately for Microsoft, and in contrast to Vista, Server 2008 excels in just about every area. It doesn't matter which pieces of the functionality you use, you'll find it faster, easier to deploy, much more sensible in its defaults, and requires less work for more output."
You can read the full article, here: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/172530/microsoft-windows-server-2008.html
Other articles of interest include:
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