Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2012 has Released to Manufacturing (RTM), and that customers should expect general availability to start on April 1 !!

Read the press release at http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/press/2012/mar12/03-06SQLServer12PR.mspx

SQL Server 2012 helps address the challenges of increasing data volumes by rapidly turning data into actionable business insights, helping customers manage any data, regardless of size, both on-premises and in the cloud.