Folk - in your hands in early October - just in time for the SMB Nation 2008 fall conference in Seattle (Oct 4-6). Details at www.smbnation.com.
This from Microsoft:
We are very excited to announce the RTM of Small Business Server 2008 today! This is a huge milestone for the team here, as well as all of you who have played a pivotal role in providing feedback on this product. We on the product team want to say "THANK YOU!" for the hours you've spent installing builds, discussing issues on the newsgroups, and filing all of those bugs we love! The SBS Community CANNOT be topped, and this release is just another example of that!
• We'll be making the Evaluation builds available on the Microsoft CARE site within a month
• Complimentary Not for Resale copies of SBS will be awarded to Beta participants, based on participation.details from Kevin Beares coming soon!
• RTM product to be available in Retail and Volume Licensing early October, stay tuned to your favorite OEMs for launch plans
Please join us in celebrating this important day! We couldn't have done it without you!
Cassie Hicks and Dean Paron
Windows Small Business Server 2008