What's New: Windows Server 2008 On Its Way

Microsoft has confirmed that "Longhorn," the long-awaited successor to Windows Server 2003, will officially be named Windows Server 2008. Bill Gates made the announcement today at Microsoft's WinHEC conference. Gates also predicted that virtually all computing devices would be based on 64-bit processors by 2008, allowing Microsoft to access more speed and processing power for applications such as natural-language interfaces (speech) and unified communications (e-mail and voice mail, among other things).

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 04:05 pm CDT

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