At the beginning of July we questioned what Microsoft were doing with WUS (Windows Update Services). This week those who signed up for the open evaluation (which was promised for late summer) received an email about the status of WUS. The team have delayed WUS till the first half of 2005 (which will co-inside with R2 betas) and have as such delayed the open evaluation till the end of this year.
The reason for the delays? Simple:
Lets hope we see Windows Update Services by the end of the year.
News source: In-House