Posts tagged: Longhorn

Windows Server Codename ‘Longhorn’ named Windows Server 2008?

By , May 9, 2007 8:33 pm

Its only less than two weeks after my post that shows the possible name for Longhorn server, there are now some other hints that shows that the new server might be named Windows Server 2008. After attending the TechNet seminar held today at Microsoft Singapore, a MVP had hinted that the new name is already an open secret in the MVP world. Furthur, there’s proof to support this.

This is a copy of Longhorn Beta 3 that I had received during the TechNet Seminar. Noticed that its named as Windows Server 2008?

MSDN Library revealed possible official name for Windows Server ‘Longhorn’

By , April 30, 2007 8:53 pm

While the new Windows Server is already in Beta 3 stage, no official announcement had been made by Microsoft regarding the official naming. However, in an article found on the MSDN Library describing the Windows Communication Foundation, there exist a paragraph:

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Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” Beta 3

By , April 26, 2007 8:29 pm

The next generation of Windows Server, Code Name “Longhorn” Beta 3 is now available to the general public. The beta 3 release comes in 3 editions, Standard, Enterprise and Data Center. Each editions furthur comes in x64 and x86 versions and are available in English, German and Japanese.

Download: Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” Beta 3

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