Today at the Microsoft Management Summit, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson announced that Windows Serve r 8 will be renamed “Windows Server 2012”.

The new Server OS is due out this year. Windows Server 2012 is currently available as a beta product.

So far we don’t have an exact date for the RTM.

This week, Microsoft also released Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012, the newest version of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.

This kit supports the deployment of Windows 7, Office 2010 and 365, and Windows Server 2008 R2. In addition it supplies the deployment of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP.


About the Author

Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. ( and The Redmond Cloud (

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  1. Sorry, but Metro on a Windows Server!  This is too much!  I am so glad that there are other operating systems other than Micro$oft Windows.  I am so glad that Micro$oft isn’t the only guy in town any more.

  2. Microsoft is beginning to look a lot like IBM in the bad old days. Upgrade or die, our way or the highway. Server 2012 looks like the perfect answer to the ultimate unasked question. Just what you need but you’re not sure what for. Maybe it’s a Zen thing.

  3. stupid idiotic nonsense

  4. You babies are acting like you can’t disable the desktop experience service. Stop fucking crying and get with the program. Progression is what this field is all about. Look at that features. What more do you need?!

  5. the onlything that i have been looking for is now here, windows deployment toolkit, wow i love microsoft, deployment toolkit is going to make my job easy, and time management

  6. This set of tiles should not be the operating system shell, it would be better if it were just a single application launched from a desktop shell.

    As someone who knows what happens when viruses hit your machine, I know that you need all the old fashioned functions to control your PC.

    This looks like it would be a doddle for a virus writer to disable.

  7. sunil kumar p k / September 6, 2012 at 9:06 pm /Reply


  8. Kinda had it coming. After XP came Vista meaning Win 7 was to big of a win to not be followed up by such epic fail.

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