As Microsoft Windows Server 2003 nears its end-of-support date in July 2015, businesses still running the aging OS are facing a number of vital considerations. The computing landscape has changed drastically since the release of Windows Server 2003 more than a decade ago. Although the Windows Server 2003 platform worked well in its time, after Microsoft support expires, it will become both a liability and a limitation for organizations still running it. In this document, you’ll learn some of the important reasons why your company needs to migrate important workloads and services away from Windows Server 2003. You’ll learn about some of the biggest concerns about Windows Server 2003’s end of life, as well as some essential considerations to keep in mind while planning your migration.
Foremost, you’ll learn the top-10 reasons why the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) is the most effective platform for your Windows Server 2003 migration. You’ll understand how Cisco UCS can vastly improve the performance of your Windows Server 2003 applications while simultaneously providing improved availability and reliability for your business-critical workloads.