WS8

We are proud to announce the launch of the Windows Server “8” beta evaluation experience for IT Professional and Developer audience.

Live Date: Tuesday, February 29, 2012

Evaluation languages available for download: Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese

· The Windows Server “8” beta experience includes both the 64-bit ISO as well as a 64-bit VHD image (IT Pro only).

· Registration is required for the publicly available evaluation download, with email communications and resources identified for IT Professionals and Developers.

· Audience: IT Professional; Developer

· Go to the Windows Server “8” TechNet landing page to register first, then download the evaluation.

· Go to the Windows Server “8” MSDN landing page to register first, then download the evaluation.

· Go to the Evaluation Center Windows Server”8” Resource Page to review the technical resources compiled in one convenient location for the TechNet audience. The evaluation resource page will help guide the evaluator through installation, configuration, and management tasks.

· Go to the Evaluation Center Windows Server”8” Resource Page to review the technical resources compiled in one convenient location for the MSDN audience.

· Receive email notification once you complete registration, and when the next release is available.

· A modified Evaluation Center experience launches for Hyper-V Server “8”, as well.  The product is available only via the Download Center.  Registration is required, and the customer receives a single welcome email.