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New Microsoft Small Business Server for Storage: Breckenridge

A new Windows storage server option for small businesses appears to coming down the pipeline: Breckenridge.

ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley broke the news in a blog post today, citing an online Microsoft privacy statement for confirming the existence of the code-named Breckenridge server.

The use of the name "Breckenridge" lines up with other code names based on Colorado cities that Microsoft has been using for its upcoming versions of Windows Small Business Server (SBS)/Home Server that will debut later this year/early next: Vail and Aurora.

According to Foley, Breckenridge will be a version of the upcoming Vail SBS, but it "will be optimized for storage." No other details are known at this time.

Betas of Vail and Aurora debuted in August.

Read Mary Jo Foley's full blog post on this story here.

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Becky Nagel is the vice president of Web & Digital Strategy for 1105's Converge360 Group, where she oversees the front-end Web team and deals with all aspects of digital projects at the company, including launching and running the group's popular virtual summit and Coffee talk series . She an experienced tech journalist (20 years), and before her current position, was the editorial director of the group's sites. A few years ago she gave a talk at a leading technical publishers conference about how changes in Web browser technology would impact online advertising for publishers. Follow her on twitter @beckynagel.

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