Steve Ballmer stated Microsoft readies a new 'netbook-like' Windows Server SKU

Steve Ballmer told that a new “Foundation Edition” version of Windows Server is in the works: “(W)e are introducing a new low cost, low price, low functionality Windows server SKU. If you take a look at it, as server prices, hardware prices have come down, we don’t exactly have a netbook phenomenon, but if somebody can […]

Steve Ballmer told that a new “Foundation Edition” version of Windows Server is in the works: “(W)e are introducing a new low cost, low price, low functionality Windows server SKU. If you take a look at it, as server prices, hardware prices have come down, we don’t exactly have a netbook phenomenon, but if somebody can buy a $500 server, they’re a little loathe to spend $500 for the server operating system that goes with it. So we have something that’s akin to netbook at the server level, and we’ll be introducing our Foundation Edition over the next month or two.”