Windows 8 Server due 2012 /2013!

This roadmap comes from a recent Italian Windows Server presentation that verifies: The codename for the next revision of Windows is indeed, "Windows 8," and there's a 3-year gap between the current server release (minor) and the upcoming server release (major). The kicker here, though, is the ever-so-slight, non-committal tilda you see before the 2012, thus leaving […]

This roadmap comes from a recent Italian Windows Server presentation that verifies: The codename for the next revision of Windows is indeed, "Windows 8," and there's a 3-year gap between the current server release (minor) and the upcoming server release (major). The kicker here, though, is the ever-so-slight, non-committal tilda you see before the 2012, thus leaving them breathing room to maybe spill into 2013 if necessary. We're all familiar with Microsoft extending deadlines, but with the timely delivery of Windows 7 and this latest roadmap implying a 2012 release, it looks like they may have very well learned from the Longhorn/Vista development SNAFU, revealed.