Windows Server 'R2' Details Begin to Leak

Posted on Friday, November 12 2004 @ 23:22 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft still has yet to release a wide-scale beta of its next Windows Server release, code-named "R2." But according to sources, the product is well on its way to being finalized, with packaging, licensing and support details already hammered out. Microsoft officials said last month that R2 will ship in the latter half of 2005. To make that date, the company cut some features, such as network-access protection and file sharing over HTTP, from the product, officials acknowledged.

More information about R2 at Microsoft Watch

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