Microsoft releases Longhorn beta
- By Joab Jackson
- Apr 30, 2007
Microsoft Corp. has released the first public beta
of the next-generation of its Windows Server operating system,
The company plans to release a final version of the software in
the second half of 2007, according to a company announcement.
This version of the software will be the first version of
Windows Server to natively incorporate PowerShell, the enhanced Unix-like shell
Other features promised include additional remote-management
tools and Active Directory Federation Services, which will allow
organizations to share authentication policies.
Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.