The company first publicly talked about the product at its Worldwide Partners Conference in July 2011 and officially debuted a developer’s preview version of it at its BUILD conference the following September.
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Containing over 300 new features, Windows Server 8 was promoted to be a significant technical advance over Windows Server 2008 R2, particularly in the areas of cloud computing, virtual networks and storage infrastructures. The product, which was anticipated to feature improved multitenant support, would offer IT customers a choice in building and deploying applications optimized to work with private cloud and public cloud environments.