Windows Server 2008 R2 180 day evaluation is available now for the general public. The Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM Bits are available to TechNet and MSDN Subscribers. Windows Server 2008 R2 builds on the award-winning foundation of Windows Server 2008, expanding existing technology and adding new features to enable organizations to increase the reliability and flexibility of their server infrastructures.
- New virtualization tools,
- Web resources,
- Management enhancements, and
- Exciting Windows 7 integration help
- Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.5,
- Updated Server Manager
- Hyper-V platforms and
- Windows PowerShell version 2.0
Windows Server 2008 R2 Evaluation is available via two separate downloads – a compilation edition (Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter and Web) and an individual Itanium edition. Just choose the version that fits your requirement, and download the evaluation.
The evaluation is available only 64bit of Windows Server 2008 R2. Once it activated, the evaluation will run for 180 days.
Available in the following languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish
Available in the following languages: English, German, French, Japanese
If you are a TechNet subscriber, visit the Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM at TechNet.
If you are a MSDN subscriber, please visit the Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM at MSDN.