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Follow Adine on Twitter: @AdineDeford. In case you haven't heard, Microsoft has announced that the end of life (EOL) for Windows Server 2003 is July 14, 2015.  Let me repeat that: as of July 14, 2015 you can no longer get Extended Support for WS 2003; #WS2003EOL. If you're wondering what this means for you, it comes down to this - there will be no patches or security updates, putting your applications and business at risk. New threats won't be addressed and your WS2003 systems will become a security risk and compliance nightmare.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft warns us to "watch out for performance bottlenecks," but that's the least of the worry. Do you have a plan in place to protect yourself (i.e., your job?)  We, at AppZero, have been asking this question all year to IT folks in the fortune 1,000 via an ongoing industry survey.  You can participate in the WS... (more)

AppZero Collaborates with Microsoft to Support Windows Server

AppZero, a fast, more flexible way to move server applications, announced on Monday a collaboration with Microsoft in which Microsoft is recommending AppZero for moving a variety of applications from Windows Server 2003, which reaches the end of extended support in July, 2015, to Microsoft's newer operating systems. The collaboration will help educate Systems Integrators and enterprises about the benefits of Windows Server 2012, Windows Server Hyper-V, and Windows Azure. AppZero extracts existing applications, leaving the operating system behind, and migrates the applications to... (more)

AppZero Adds Tether Console & Modernization for Ease of One-Step Migration

AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move server applications, announced today AppZero v5.5 that introduces the Tether Console and IIS modernization.  The software is now available and further eases one-step migrations for complex Windows server applications from older operating systems such as Window Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012, and from the data center to the cloud. AppZero Tether Console is a simple interface that guides users through the AppZero process of migrating applications from source server to destination. AppZero migration automates the extraction and mo... (more)

AppZero Signs Channel Partner Agreement with Dot Net Solutions

AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move server applications, announced today it has signed a channel partnership agreement with Dot Net Solutions, one of the UK's top Microsoft Cloud partners. The agreement is part of a worldwide channel strategy implemented by AppZero to ensure comprehensive global coverage of its award-winning application migration software in the run-up to Windows Server 2003 (WS2003) end of support. Microsoft recommends AppZero Enterprise for application migration for various applications from Windows Server 2003 to either Windows Server 2012 or Win... (more)

AppZero to Launch New Application Modernization Tool

Microsoft  Tech Ed 2014 attendees will get a first look at the only automated application migration tool for modernizing enterprise server applications ahead of the end of life of Windows Server 2003 when AppZero releases AppZero V6 during the conference May 12-15 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.  Microsoft and AppZero will also cohost a webinar "How to Solve the Challenge of WS 2003 End of Life" on May 29 at 1:00 (EST) showing AppZero V6 in action. Register here for the webinar. AppZero is the only product available that can "up-level" your infrastructur... (more)