Tuesday May 26, 2020

Windows Server Migration: The clock is ticking for Windows change

The countdown clock is ticking for Windows Server 2003, and remaining users have no choice but to take action now, writes Leslie Faughnan.

1st March, 2015

The countdown is well under way. Next Bastille Day, July 14, the guillotine comes down on all Microsoft support for Windows Server 2003. This has been scheduled for a couple of years, so it can be no surprise to any organisation using the platform. Mainstream Microsoft support ended in 2010, but security patching will continue until the deadline. Yet according to research by Microsoft Ireland, there are still about 2,800 known organisations using it with perhaps 23,000 actual servers.

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