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Windows Server 2003 – Good riddance

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Windows Server 2003 – Good riddance

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By Jake, Marketing | February 24, 2015

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With 140 days until the end of support for Windows Server 2003 (WS03), now is a better time than ever to switch ship and cruise to a great future.

Time for change

As is the case with all companies, as new products are being developed, and focus is based on the future, there is a conscious effort to direct attentions away from outdate solutions. As such WS03 has been viewed as to archaic to sustain and therefore support will end.

See above the correlation between Cloud Computing (Blue) and Windows Server 2003 (Red). View full report

While current users may feel aggrieved, it demonstrates a great opportunity to update systems, and review the great capabilities that the cloud has to offer.

One can see the momentum that Cloud computing has gained against the degrading WS03. This represents more than a change of products, but a chance of practices.

What does this mean?

Among many things, there are three main areas that will be affected.


The development and distribution of updates will end on July 14th, meaning that you could become even further  detached from current technology, and as such business can fall behind the pack.


With ever changing standards and regulations, staying with WS03 would mean a lack of compliance and this could leave you open to a variety of issues.

Safe haven

The evolution of virtual and physical security have exponential increased in recent years, making WS03 very vulnerable, and as such putting your data at risk.


These three areas are very focal to any company, and that is why it is so important to make the correct changes.

By changing nothing, nothing changes. – Tony Robbins

Moving forwards

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  1. Truman

    I think this is one of the most interesting articles I’ve read on this subject. You have made your points interesting, unique and I agree with most. I am glad I found your article today.

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