Microsoft's Windows Small Business Server 2003 Release Candidate is now available to small businesses and technology providers for testing.
The software maker is shipping more than 200,000 evaluation kits, as well as launching a worldwide partner training programme to help support small businesses who use the product.
The software comes in a Standard and Premium version and is aimed at giving small businesses a simple, easy-to-use product providing e-mail, fax, database and security technologies.
With the two versions of the release candidate, hoped to target a larger spectrum of small business customers.
Scarlett Pruitt writes for IDG News Service