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April 17, 2012 at 9:45 AM

Windows Server 8 to be officially called Windows Server 2012

Microsoft has announced that the next version of its Windows Server, which had been referred to by its codename “Windows Server 8,” will now officially be called Windows Server 2012.

Microsoft had said in March that the beta version of Windows Server 8 — now Windows Server 2012 — was available for download.

The company made the announcement at the Microsoft Management Summit 2012, where it also said System Center 2012 is now available for evaluation and purchase. System Center is a management platform that enables companies to manage their IT environments, including server infrastructure and client devices.

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