A friend purchased a Venue 8 Pro on Black Friday and I got to play wit it and Metro finally made sense! When used with a touch interface then it's just fine. Even the MS Store showed some value. Having a one size fits all OS does seem to work in my opinion.
There's too much confusion and blurring of product lines:
- Windows 8 for desktop, laptops and tablets.
- Windows 8 for ARM tablets
- Windows 8 mobile for phones
The Metro interface has no business being on a server. That's the worst way to get people to move to a core install. Especially if the Server Manager only runs on current edition of the client.