Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Apr 2012 07:41 UTC
Windows While I was fast asleep, Microsoft unveiled the SKUs for Windows 8 - and we're in for a surprise. Yes, after years and years of fully deserved mockery for releasing 343 versions of each Windows release, the company has seen the light and reduced everything to just four - of which only two, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro, will be freely available in stores.
Permalink for comment 514567
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[5]: Three Versions
by avgalen on Tue 17th Apr 2012 18:36 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Three Versions"
Member since:

uhm no. Servers are actually the same as clients and they are even lined up in release schedule since Vista SP1. Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (called Server '8' until earlier today) will all have the exact same kernel and internal version number. It is just the bundling of additional tools/programs/features and the hardcoded limitations on mem/cpu/disk and the licences that are different but the actual operating system is identical.

Does it still really makes sense for you to have 1 version for phone/tablet/client/server?

Reply Parent Score: 2