Microsoft this week announced that Windows Home Server 2011 and Windows Small Business Essentials 2011 had both reached RTM (release to manufacturing) closing the development stage of both platforms.
The corporation’s announcement revealed that both products would be available in 19 languages, extending the reach of the WHS platform into new territories – The new list of languages include Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan), Chinese (Hong Kong), Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.
According to a post at Microsoft’s forums, the software will be available to buy as a “system builder SKU” from major online resellers next month. Expect to see stock arrive in the channel in early May. At this point, Microsoft have not revealed pricing for the Windows Home Server 2011 software.
MSDN and Technet subscribers should see both Windows Home Server 2011 and Windows Small Business Essentials 2011 available to download in early April.