Managing the Risks of Running Windows Server 2003 After July 2015


Archived Published: 01 April 2014 ID: G00263054

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Summary

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
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