As you no doubt know, support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is coming to an end. It’s been a great 12 years, but it’s time for a change—and a change to Server 2012 will keep your organization safe under Microsoft’s watchful eyes for years to come. But it’s not as simple as just pushing a button.
Experienced IT pros know that the key to any successful large-scale project is planning—and migrating from Microsoft Server 2003 to Server 2012 is no different. Otherwise you’re just winging it, and the end result will be no better than if you had stayed with 2003. However, there’s a crucial first step within that first step.