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At AppZero we spend much of our days advising our customers on how to remediate their risk of running Windows Server 2003 servers after it reaches the end of extended support this summer.  To help, we have compiled some of our best thinking into a whitepaper to help you plan your migration project.  The whitepaper was just released and is available here. To give you an idea of what you will learn by reading the paper, we have excerpted the introduction: Microsoft WS2003 reaches the end of support on July 14, 2015. If you're still running WS2003 -- and reports indicate an estimated 57% of organizations are -- it's likely that a number of factors, from legacy applications, security challenges or business disruption concerns, are preventing you from making the move. Microsoft is reporting the average WS2003 migration project consumes six to eight months, while Gartner ... (more)

Win Server 2003 EOS Is Coming [New Survey] By @AppZero_Inc | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Windows Server 2003 End of Support Is Coming – Are You Ready? [New Survey] The clock is ticking:  the End of Support for Windows Server 2003, #WS2003EOS, arrives this July, as in four months from now.  This means there will be no more patches or security updates and your applications and business will be at risk. New threats won't be addressed and WS2003 systems will be a security risk and compliance nightmare.  Especially for those in heavily regulated industries -- pharmaceuticals, banking/finance and insurance, as well as any company that processes credit card transactions -- ... (more)

AppZero Survey Sizes Industry Concerns Around WS2003 End of Life

Microsoft ends extended support for WS2003 on July 14, 2015; Enterprises seek Solutions Redmond, WA and Andover, MA - September 24, 2013:  AppZero, the fastest way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has opened up its year-long WS2003 end of life industry survey to the IT public.  The previously "by invitation only" survey is measuring preparedness among the IT community for the impending end of life for WS2003 set by Microsoft for July 14, 2015.  IT professionals can take "The #WS2003 EOL" Survey here. As Windows Server 2003 fast approaches end of life (EOL), the abil... (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 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)