Windows Server 2003 EOL and Five Migration Pitfalls to Avoid

by The Editor [Published on 30 March 2015 / Last Updated on 30 March 2015]

Windows Server 2003 is reaching the end of support (EOS) on July 15, 2015 and millions of instances are still on the clock. The time to move is now, but the migration journey can be a treacherous one unless you know what to watch out for.

Join experts Brien Posey, Microsoft MVP and Jason Acord, Veeam Systems Engineer, as they discuss what you need to know about the Windows Server 2003 EOL, how big the problem is, and opportunities presented by a migration to 2012 R2. Additional topics that will be covered include:

  • How to move to a 64-bit, Virtual, or Cloud platform without dropping the ball on the existing 32-bit workloads
  • Which side-by-side migration techniques to use and which to avoid
  • Which tools have worked best and what to look for
  • Strategies to minimize downtime and data loss

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