Commerce Server 2009 Code Name "R2" October CTP is Now Available for Download

The Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 code name “R2” October Community Technology Preview (CTP) is now available on the Download Center. This is the fourth pre-release build of the next version of Commerce Server.
We invite you to install this pre-release of the next version of Commerce Server 2009 “R2” into a non-production environment to learn how Commerce Server 2009 “R2” provides an improved business management experience, enhanced cross-channel enablement with multi-tier development and deployment support, and a more streamlined deployment experience.

The October CTP release includes the following:

• Assembly and namespace changes
• Quick Installation Guide
• Name change for the Contemporary Site
• Product version numbering change

The Commerce Server 2009 code name “R2” readme file and the Installation and Configuration Guide, can also be found on the Download Center.
Note: Given the pre-release nature of this release, not all functionality is currently available. The release is for evaluation purposes only and is not intended to be used in a production environment. The October CTP will not function after June 6, 2010.