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Does Windows Server 2008 R2 have an official, or unofficial nickname / acronymn?

W2K8? Shorthorn?

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Let's coin one. How about 2K8R2 ? Sounds like a droid :) –  Chris W. Rea Nov 13 '09 at 20:02
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HAHA @ Shorthorn –  Sathya Nov 13 '09 at 20:46

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Centro (mid-market range) and Cougar (small business) were codenames used for the current server family while it was under development.

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Molly this is an impressive graphic. So far I like Centro. Cougar has other connotations. –  Guy Thomas Nov 13 '09 at 20:37
    
I'm convinced : deleting my answer. –  harrymc Nov 13 '09 at 21:27
    
I could never call it "cougar" without snickering. –  Chris_K Nov 13 '09 at 22:58

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