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Windows XP End-of-Life Lessons for Windows Server 2003 Migrations

Crashes, Costs, and Calamity—Holding Out Can Be Expensive

by Lane Shelton | 07.06.15

Windows Server 2003 has been a stable and reliable operating system that enterprises have depended on for years, but it’s coming to its end-of-life shortly. Sound familiar? Companies went through a similar experience with a desktop operating system not that long ago. The experiences that enterprises had during that transition provide some valuable lessons for the current one—for which the stakes are even higher.

Tags:EnterpriseITMicrosoftWindows ServerWindows Server 2012Windows Server 2012 R2Windows XP

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Upgrade Economics: Windows Server 2003

Delaying Your Upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Only Hurts Your Bottom Line

by Justin Zuill | 06.25.15

What is the cost of doing nothing? If your business is still using servers running Windows Server 2003, that cost may be substantial—and growing. In the dozen years since Windows Server 2003 debuted, the world has seen huge strides in both the hardware and software that comprise business IT. Processing power has continued to obey Moore’s law by doubling about every 18 months, and there have been two versions of Windows Server to supersede Windows Server 2003. On July 14, 2015, the official end of support (EOS) for this venerable workhorse finally arrives.

Tags:CloudMicrosoftSoftwareWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2012

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A Windows Server Migration Is a Big Job

There’s No Need to Go It Alone

by Dave Olivier | 06.22.15

You’ve all heard Microsoft will cease support for all versions of Windows Server 2003 on July 14, and after that there will no longer be any software updates issued. The potential costs of maintaining outdated servers and protecting them against cyber attacks can have crippling impacts on IT budgets. But as the costs of operating Windows Server 2003 increases, organizations can instead migrate to Windows Server 2012 to reduce costs and increase productivity by taking advantage of advancements in virtualization, management, storage, and networking. 

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Help for SMBs Upgrading From Windows Server 2003

No Business Wants to Maintain an Unsupported Server

by Clive Anthony | 06.19.15

As Microsoft’s deadline for ending Windows Server 2003 support looms, some IT professionals may be overwhelmed by the complexities of a major migration.

Tags:HPITMicrosoftServersWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2012

Soup Up Your Windows Server 2003 Upgrade

Dell PowerEdge Servers Give You the Ultimate Boost

by Tammy Dozois | 06.18.15

IT professionals working in enterprise environments can see the clock winding down. The time to migrate to a modern server operating system is upon them; Microsoft ends support for its Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. Enterprises will face many tough decisions as they prepare to upgrade, but the best solution may be the one that’s staring them right in the face.

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