At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Canada today the company's Tami Reller announced that Windows 8 is "on track" to be Released to Manufacturing (RTM) in the first week on August and available in retail stores (General Availability) at the end of October 2012.
The Windows Server Blog also announced that Windows Server 2012 is also doing well:
"...Windows Server 2012 will be released to manufacturing in the first week of August. The code will be complete and we will begin delivering it to our hardware partners. Then, the product will be generally available to customers worldwide through multiple channels in September."
Going by previous versions (SBS 2011) it should not be long after September that xxx will find its way into the channel for us Home Server lovers!
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