E’ disponibile tramite Connect , la Beta3 di Windows Server, Longhorn. Tra le novità della versione:
· PowerShell - *new* for beta 3 - powerful scripting.
· Dynamic Partitioning - *new* for beta 3 - allocate resources on the fly.
· Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 - next gen web and app platform
· Server Core - more roles, low footprint, no GUI!
· Terminal Services Gateway - access your apps without RASing in.
· Failover Clustering - improved cluster management, security, and stability
· Network Access Protection - keep your network safe from un-healthy clients.
· Next Generation TCP/IP Protocol - built for speed.
· Server Manager - setup, config, and manage server roles and features in one place.
· Native UEFI 2.0 support - *new* for beta 3 - EFI support for OEMs.
· Read-Only Domain Controller - branch office DCs
· Distributed File System Replication Service (DFS-R) - fast replication
· Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)