Some of Windows Server 2003's most talked-about new capabilities aren't quite ready. They'll come a few months from now. Microsoft says it's aiming to deliver a steady stream of new functionality to customers without delaying the base operating system. But the strategy represents a change from Microsoft's past practice of delivering post-release operating-system functionality in service packs that also included patches and bug fixes, Gartner analyst Tom Bittman says. "Clients hated that," he says.
These follow-on technologies are slated for release later this quarter:
These technologies are due in the third quarter: