That said, if you don't expect to be working with the new desktop and server operating systems for at least another two years, it may still make sense to go after Windows Server 2003 based stuff, and then to upgrade your credentials for Windows Server 2008 and Vista once you get through the Windows 2003 series.
But if it were me, I'd go after the newest stuff right away.
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