In addition to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Windows Server “8” Beta is also available to test. We would like to encourage you IT Pros and software developers to try it out. Yesterday, Bill Laing, Corporate Vice President of Server and Cloud, announced the beta release of Windows Server “8”. 

On the Windows Server Blog, keep an eye out for upcoming posts by Bill Laing and his team in the coming days and months for deeper dives in all technology areas of Windows Server. In the introduction this time, Bill mentions Hyper-V Network Virtualization, File Server Transparent Failover, and the fact the Windows PowerShell now has 2,300 commandlets built in.

Check it out and enjoy!

- Mike Platts