Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Released to Manufacturing "With significant improvements to core server fundamentals, including scalability, reliability, security and manageability, as well as technological innovations, Windows Server 2003 creates opportunities for customers of all sizes to drive down costs and increase productivity. Early results from customers deploying the product include these:
Consolidation. 20 to 30 percent reduction in servers
Performance. Twice as fast across all workloads
Management. 20 percent reduction in overall costs
Productivity. 35 percent of customers redeployed IT staff to higher-value projects
Deployment. 50 percent reduction in cost over Windows NT® Server 4.0"