Worse still, many organisations and IT pros are unaware of the huge financial costs and security risks should they continue running Windows Server 2003 past the end of life date.
If you are in a regulated industry or handling sensitive data on a regular basis you may not be in compliance with the standards.
Despite Microsoft warning about end of life for Windows Server 2003 as early as April 2013, many organisations are yet to begin their migration away from the server platform.
Resources to aid migration Due to the widespread requirement to migrate, there is a range of fantastic resources to aid migration.Did you know that 1 in 6 Windows Server 2003 instances host SQL Server 2005?How to migrate from Windows Server 2003.No Updates there will be no more updates to fix bugs, performance issues and security vulnerabilities.
These include: Microsoft Virtual railworks 3 train simulator 2012 deluxe update 3-skidrow Academy arguably the largest and best collection of free self-study resources from Microsoft experts including videos, slide decks and self-assessments.
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit download this fantastic resource, which provides a collection of processes, tools and guidance for automating new desktop and server deployments.
Other welcome actions are to clear outdated files and back up any important data that you do not want lost.Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86).Anyone running a server with 2003 can contact Computrs Inc at or email to schedule a review to upgrade to Windows Server 2008 or higher.After July 14, Microsoft will no longer issue security update for any version of Windows 2003 Server.Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition with Service Pack.