Five weeks ago, when Microsoft announced seismic changes to how it developed, tested and released Windows Server, the company also touted the impending delivery of the first previews of the software.
Microsoft followed through with that promise last week when it issued Server’s initial Insider builds, yet another in a line of moves to give customers early peeks at under-construction code and rope them into serving as unpaid testers.
IT professionals can now try the latest in Windows Server, just as they can kick the tires of Windows 10 and Office 365. Here’s how.
Register as an Insider
To participate in the Windows Server preview, you must first register. You have two options: