Windows Server “8” Beta available (build 8250)

WinSrv8Beta

Microsoft did not just release the Consumer Preview pre-release version of Windows 8 today, but also released the Windows Server “8” Beta. It is available as a 64-bit (x64) in both the *.iso and *.vhd format for anyone interested. (with an optional sign up for Windows 8 news)

 

Download

Windows Server “8” Beta is available for download in Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German and Japanese. Use the links below to start your English download:

Windows Server “8” Beta ISO x64

Windows Server "8” Beta VHD x64

 

Additional downloads

Microsoft also provides us with supplemental guidance on this release:

[PDF] Microsoft Windows Server "8" Beta system requirements
What's New in Windows Server "8" Beta?
Installing Windows Server "8" Beta
[PDF] Windows Server “8” Beta Product Overview
[PDF] Windows Server “8” Beta Evaluation Guide
[PDF] Windows Server “8” Beta Product Datasheet

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