Hundreds of independent software vendors (ISVs) including BEA Systems Inc., CA, Citrix Systems Inc., Epicor Software Corp., Quest Software Inc. and Symantec Corp., are demonstrating overwhelming support for the Windows Server 2008 operating system in anticipation of the largest enterprise and developer platform launch in Microsoft Corp.’s history, encompassing the release of Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

“Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 deliver a powerful overall platform for our solutions,” said Steve Dickson, vice president and general manager of Windows Management at Quest. “From migration to management and from Windows PowerShell to compliance, we’ve worked closely with Microsoft to ensure that our products will support the new platforms at the launch or soon after. As the 2007 Global ISV Partner of the Year, we look forward to providing the latest and greatest technologies to our mutual customers.”

For the full press release, please click here: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/feb08/02-26ISVWS08PR.mspx

A full list of vendors offering applications certified for Windows Server 2008, or pledging to provide support for their applications on Windows Server 2008, can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/feb08/02-26PartnerWS08FS.mspx.