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Windows Server 2003 End-Of-Life Support Approaching Rapidly: Do You Have a Plan?

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It’s hard to believe Windows Server 2003 was originally released almost 10 years ago and is now quickly approaching its end-of-life. Microsoft has announced the official date for end-of-life support as July 14, 2015. While many businesses are well aware of this fact and have started planning, there are still a large number that haven’t given it much thought yet. Even if your Windows 2003 server is stable at this time, do you want to risk running your business applications on a server that will never again be supported after July 15, 2015?  Also, concerning is that many of these…

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Windows Server 2003/R2 End of Support Is Coming

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Your Opportunity for Transformation In July 2010, Microsoft transitioned from providing mainstream support for Windows Server 2003 to releasing critical patches only. July 14, 2015 marks another transition, this time the end of Microsoft support for Windows Server 2003/R2. While this date may seem distant, now is the time to understand that the end of support and the end of life of Windows Server 2003 means that your business needs to ensure that it has a plan to migrate the applications and workloads currently relying on Windows Server 2003 onto Windows Server 2012 R2  or Microsoft Azure. Just to be clear,…

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Windows XP: Time is running out, are you ready?

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One of the most popular and longest lived Microsoft operating systems that we all know and love, Windows XP, has run its course. On April 8, 2014, Windows XP became officially be “dead”, with no more extended support, and—more importantly—no more security patches. Hopefully, this news does not come as a surprise, as Microsoft has foretold the fate of XP since its release back in 2001. Microsoft will no longer support Windows XP and Small Business Server 2003, so it’s time to make the change to ensure you remain on supported versions of Windows and Office. What does this mean…

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