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Does anyone know what the next version of Windows Server after Server 2008 R2 is going to be called, and when it will be released?

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Asking for predictions of the future really isn't a good fit here. – Zoredache Mar 14 '11 at 1:14
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no name is set, but it's due to be released hopefully sometime in 2012

Mary-Jo Foley's blog is a good way to keep up on release news

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After some I research I found out that probably will be Windows Server “vNext”. See here for further reference: Will Windows 8 and Server "Next" to Be Developed in Parallel

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That's a generic name Microsoft uses for their next version in a series, without giving away a version name. See: System Center Configuration Manager "vNext", or Office "vNext". It's just Microsoft speak. – Aaron Friel Mar 18 '11 at 19:01

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