Managing the Risks of Running Windows Server 2003 After July 2015

Archived Published: 01 April 2014 ID: G00263054


Purchase this Document

Price: $195.00 USD (PAGES: 5)

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above.


Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 reach the end of their extended support by Microsoft in mid-2015; using these products after that time has consequences and risks. This research outlines the best practices for organizations that will be in this situation.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Properly Assess the Risks and Consequences of Running Systems Under Windows Server 2003 After Support Ends in Mid-2015
    • Apply Risk Management Principles to Assess and Prioritize Impacted Systems
    • Adopt Proven Practices and Alternatives Appropriate to Each Unsupported System
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
© 2014 Gartner, Inc. and/or its Affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartners research may discuss legal issues related to the information technology business, Gartner does not provide legal advice or services and its research should not be construed or used as such. Gartner shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. The opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice.

Why Gartner

Gartner delivers the technology-related insight you need to make the right decisions, every day.

Find out more

Call +1 855-515-4486 or contact us

to become a Gartner client.