Today Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the next versions of its flagship desktop and server operating systems.

 

With the completion of this development phase, PC makers can now complete new Windows 7-based PCs, independent software vendors can complete testing and certification of new and existing applications, and independent hardware vendors can finalize new hardware solutions in time for the general availability of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

 

More information about today’s news, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is available via several partner and Microsoft Web sites:

·         The Windows Team Blog, http://windowsteamblog.com

·         The Windows Server Blog, http://blogs.technet.com/windowsserver

·         Partner Web sites, http://readyset7.com and http://talkingaboutwindows.com/Default.aspx

·         Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for businesses, http://www.microsoft.com/windows/default.aspx and http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/R2.aspx

 

You can also follow today’s news on Twitter, using the hashtag #Windows.