Woot! It is now confirmed that Windows 8 and Server 2012 have gone gold/RTM (released to manufacturing). We’ll have our hands on it August 15th by the sounds of it.
Of course for our customers, we don’t recommend jumping in until you have properly evaluated it and ensure it meets your needs and is compatible with your “stuff”. Reference: Windows 8 – Take it Slow and Easy
Robert Dick from our office recently attended the Beta teach for Windows 8 (and John Rice is currently attending the Windows Server 2012 Beta Teach in Redmond) and he had this to say about Windows 8: Ok, this is me eating my hat … reversing stance on Windows 8 | Windows 8 Goodies