Source from: Richard Qi (IT Pro Evangelist | Microsoft Singapore)
Windows 8 Consumer Preview is all over the news. Many of you may have downloaded it and try it out on your own. If you haven't, download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and test drive Microsoft's vision of a unified operating environment for all your users' computing devices.
To assist in your trial, check out these new resources:
- Window 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide
- The Windows 8 User Experience
- Windows 8 Consumer Preview Technical Forums
TechNet has also launched the new Springboard Series for Windows 8 with access to x86 and x64 ISO images for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and top resources for IT pros. And TechNet's new Explore Windows 8 page offers technical overviews and answers to frequently asked questions about key features for IT pros such as BitLocker, Client Hyper-V, Direct Access, the Windows Store, and Windows to Go.
Apart from Windows 8, Windows Server "8" Beta is also announced. Check out the Windows Server Team Blog Post for details. You can download Windows Server "8" beta from evaluation center. Few resources that will help you evaluation
- FREE Windows Server "8" Course on MVA
- TechNet Libray: What is new in Windows Server "8"
- Windows Server "8" TechNet Forums
A lot of local MVP and community members are already playing with the new features. Sainath K E V posted on his blog Installing and Configuring Active Directory Domain on Windows Server 8, visit his blog for detail guide.