Windows Server 2008 is nearly at ‘end of support’!

Microsoft Support for Windows Server 2008 ends on the 14th January 2020


What does this mean?

As of the 14th January 2020, Microsoft will stop releasing security patches, hotfixes or providing support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Without any more security updates your critical infrastructure could be exposed to new or existing malware & viruses or become a target for data theft. This could affect your business reputaion as well as your industry compliance.

I’m still running Server 2008 – What can I do?

If you are still running Windows Server 2008 it’s time to replace it with Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019. You want to protect your data and still be able to run all applications, so it’s best to seek our advice on the most appropriate upgrade path for you.

Older server hardware may not be compatible with the current versions of Windows. You may need to buy a newer server to be able to run Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2019. Alternatively, we can help you to plan migrating your infrastructure fully or partially to the cloud.

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What are the benefits of Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019?

Windows Server 2016 introduced many improvements. Shielded VMs for Windows, Just-enough administration, Just-in-time administration, Credential guard and loads more great features are now included!

Windows Server 2019 builds on these features, and introduces even more. Our techncical consultatnts can help you decide which version and features will suit your needs best.


Look here for more information & datasheets about Windows Server products & Microsoft’s cloud platform.

More info about our server & cloud migration services are here


Cosurica is a ‘pushy salespeople-free’ zone, so if you want good, honest advice on how best to power your business into the new decade, give us a call today on 01535 358161.

Our technical consultants listen to your concerns, identify your exact requirements and advise on products relevant to your business, so you can be sure your business is in safe hands.

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