Microsoft Partners Eagerly Awaiting Windows Home Server

Microsoft's partners are chomping at the bit to get their hands on Windows Home Server, but some feel it's going to make its biggest initial splash with tech-savvy users. Due to launch this fall, Windows Home Server connects multiple PCs in the same household, and stores, manages, backs up and protects digital audio, video and photos.

In addition to centralized storage and backup, Windows Home Server also lets users access their digital content remotely, and is built on the secure platform of Windows Server 2003, says Joel Sider, senior product manager in the Windows Home Server group at Microsoft. Although Windows Home Server is designed to be easy to install and use, the software fits well into the toolbox of home integrators, who can wrap it into a smart home solution along with home automation and networking technologies, Sider noted. David Stinner, president of US itek Group, a system builder in Buffalo, N.Y., expects Windows Home Server to attract more interest from business users than with consumers, at least initially.

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That disk is clearly labeled "Windows Server 2008" not "Windows Home Server."
So unless they went and dropped "Home" from the product name and forgot to announce it, you just posted the wrong image.

It suppose to be released on the 27th, August 2007 and should be avaliable for download by September, 2007, who you ask source? A person from Microsoft but I'm sure no one will believe this.

What? September? psshhht yeah right, that will leak probably 2 weeks before it's officially out the gates so maybe next week or something.

I'm actually in the beta and haven't had much time to test but the last time i played with it it was good to say the least. Makes me actually want to buy one of those slick looking machines to put somewhere in the corner access via my laptop That would actually be nice

if i read my memo correctly every one of the Microsoft Partners that have the Action Pack Subcription are getting Windows Home Server 2008 with 10 Product keys with their subscription this year.

littleneutrino said,
if i read my memo correctly every one of the Microsoft Partners that have the Action Pack Subcription are getting Windows Home Server 2008 with 10 Product keys with their subscription this year.

Is it really going to be called WHS 2008? I thought they where jus staying with WHS because it is actually based on Windows 2003 server and didn't want to confuse it with W2K8 Server