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Windows Server 2003 - end of support


The official end date for OS Server 2003 is the 14th July 2015 but many businesses are still unaware or leaving upgrades to the last moment… 

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Windows Server 2003 - end of support


The official end date for OS Server 2003 is the 14th July 2015 but many businesses are still unaware or leaving upgrades to the last moment… 

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In 2014 all the buzz was around the end of support for ‘Windows XP’ and this year it’s the old faithful OS Server 2003. The official end date is the 14th July 2015 but many businesses are still unaware or leaving upgrades to the last moment… quite simply it’s another ticking time bomb.

One example can be seen with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which states that companies must ‘ensure that all system components and software are protected from known vulnerabilities by having the latest vendor-supplied security patches installed within one month of release’. The penalty for not doing this could result in fines, banks terminating relationships on credit card handling, or an increase in transaction fees. For businesses that take a lot of major credit card payments, that would be very serious indeed.

Once the 14th July deadline passes, Microsoft will no longer offer security updates, support or technical content updates for the Windows Server 2003. As a result, systems will become vulnerable to security threats and downtime.

With less than 2 months remaining now really is the time to seriously start preparing to upgrade. If you don’t know where to start then we are here to help. We can provide support and advice on the right path to take whether that’s upgrading to Server 2012 for example, or looking at cloud based solutions such as hosted desktop, office 365 or hosted exchange.

Visit our website for more information on these services www.linten.co.uk or give us a call on 0161 503 5050


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