Although many businesses are already embracing cloud services, there are many for whom servers sitting quietly in the corner of the office still play a key role in hosting email and other business applications, and for sharing files between staff.
If this sounds familiar, you may not know that Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 are fast approaching end of support, and therefore the end of regular security updates. At this point if you’re still using the software, you’re on your own. Find out why
It’s time to act, as unprotected infrastructure and applications is a real security risk, and without Microsoft the battle will be between you and the bad guys.
The good news is that new options are available to help you upgrade and adopt new innovative technologies to carry your organization into the future.
You can upgrade your on-premises solution to Windows Server 2016 (you’ll need to upgrade to Windows Server 2012 as an interim step) and stay protected with built-in security, or you can consider making the move and migrating your workloads to the cloud on Microsoft’s Azure platform.
Whichever option you choose, and it may be a combination of both, we’re here to help if you need us.
For more information, download Microsoft’s Migration Guide for Windows Server Download the PDF here.