Windows 2003 reached “end-of-life” earlier this year, but for better or worse the OS still works. The “for better” part is that your operations continue to chug along without a hitch. But the “for worse” side of the equation is that, when you need support, you won’t get any from Microsoft
. And overall security
will continue to decline as more threats are introduced and no security patches are issued to protect against them. It was good while it lasted, but honestly everyone will be better off if you move on from 2003 sooner rather than later. Read on for why it’s time.