Windows Server 2003, now officially launched, is Microsoft's latest bid to become as dominant in the server market as it is on the desktop. A ZDNet UK News Focus
Windows Server 2003 launches, at last
Thur 24 April: After a three year delay and four name changes, Microsoft has officially launched its enterprise server operating system Server vendors drool over new Windows
Thur 24 April: Server manufacturers have been drooling over the launch of Windows Server 2003, as they line up to cash-in as companies migrate to the new operating system PREVIOUS COVERAGE:
Windows Server 2003 passes Solaris 9
Mon 14 April: Microsoft's upcoming Windows Server 2003 may not have launched yet, but it is already used for hosting more Web sites than Sun's year-old Solaris 9 Code leak spurs Windows Server 2003 piracy
Tue 8 April: A secret code allowing unlimited installations of Microsoft's upcoming server software has leaked onto the Internet Unisys banks on Windows success
Mon 7 April: The server company is releasing a new server, code-named Dylan, that is designed to work with Windows Server 2003 New Windows release will boost Itanium
Mon 31 March: Microsoft has released Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP 64-bit Edition, which are high-end operating systems designed for use with an Itanium 2 processor Windows Server 2003 goes gold
Fri 28 March: The final code of Windows Server 2003 clears the way for next month's product launch, and means computer manufacturers can begin selling systems with the software Microsoft to emulate open-source updates
Wed 26 March: Windows Server 2003 will be launched in 'modules' in an effort to make Microsoft as responsive as the open-source community to development issues Microsoft promises end to 'DLL hell'
Thur 6 March: When Windows Server 2003 ships in April, it will use .Net Framework 1.1 to get rid of one of the biggest headaches for users and administrators alike, says Microsoft Leaked Windows hints at changes to come
Tue 4 March: The leaked version of the operating system hints at major changes, including a new file system, in the next generation of Windows Microsoft details Server 2003 features
Fri 7 Feb: To reassure potential customers about the security and reliability of Windows Server 2003, Microsoft has released a list of added features Click for more in-depth coverage at the ZDNet UK News Specials page.