diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp (more information)


Windows Server Longhorn Beta 3 Tentative Release Date Update

I just received the latest biweekly Canadian TechNet IT Newsletter and in it they mentioned the “Future of the Server Room Tour ’07” taking place in Canada along with a few more interesting details. The tour is mainly aimed at Canadian IT Professionals and will give them a chance to have an early look at Microsoft’s “Longhorn” Server, System Center and Forefront products. Most importantly, Microsoft mentioned that Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” Beta 3 will be made available to those who attend all 4 sessions at any of the specified locations of the tour.

The dates and locations for the tour are as follows:

  • May 8, 2007: Ottawa
  • May 10, 2007: Montreal
  • May 15, 2007: Calgary
  • May 17, 2007: Vancouver
  • May 30, 2007: Toronto

So what does this all mean? Microsoft are getting very close to completing their work on Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” Beta 3 as one would no doubt expect considering the April CTP of “Longhorn” Server was basically a Beta 3 escrow build. Nevertheless, Microsoft have for the first time set an actual deadline for themselves and they have to finish Beta 3 by May 8 in order to be ready for the first location of the tour in Ottawa. I would expect Connect beta testers and MSDN/TechNet subscribers to receive the build at roughly the same time if not before the actual tour.

View: Full post

Microsoft, Longhorn, Windows Server Longhorn, Beta, Release Date, Update, Announcment

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!