Windows Server 2003

Microsoft News – 16 July 2015

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s been a busy week with WPC driving announcements that affect partners. Hyper-V Hyper-V Survey – Why do you turn VMs off? The Hyper-V team wants to know. Windows Server Microsoft Issues Final Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows Server 2003: No more security updates! Bye Windows Server [...]

Windows Server 2003 End of Life

July 14, 2015 // 3 Comments

Today is a sad day; it’s the last day that Microsoft supports Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, and the related SBS versions. The year was 2003 when I joined a spinoff of Hypovereinsbank called Hypo International, a finance company that would later try to crash the European economy [...]

Two Weeks Until Windows Server 2003/R2 End of Life

June 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

There are just 14 days let for you to get off of W2003 and W2003 R2 before patches dry up and security is a theory on your network. Boo hoo. Of course, you understand that I really don’t care for sob stories – I see them more as tragic comedies. Please follow and like [...]

An Open Letter To W2003 Upgrade Objectors

March 9, 2015 // 13 Comments

This post is dedicated to the person that refuses to upgrade from Windows Server 2003. I’m not targeting service providers and those who want to upgrade but face continued resistance. But if you are part of the problem, then please feel free to be offended. Please read it before you hurt your [...]

Microsoft News – 26 February 2015

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

In today’s cloudy link aggregation I have news on Windows Server (2003 end of life to Azure), Private Cloud bugs, Azure, and Office 365. Windows Server Be Prepared for Tomorrow’s Business: Prioritize Your Windows Server 2003 Migration: Although 75% of IT professionals are aware that support for [...]

Microsoft News – 16 February 2015

February 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

I was away on vacation for a little bit, photographing eagles in Poland. And then I came back and had to dive deep into Azure Site Recovery to prep a training class. I’m back in the normal swing of things so here we go … Hyper-V Getting Hyper-V Integration Components via Windows Update: A post [...]

Microsoft News – 28 January 2015

January 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

Things have quietened down after the Windows 10 and HoloLens news, and Azure is back to dominating this post. Windows Server Distributed File System Namespace Solution with Hybrid Cloud Storage Deployment Guide: This paper explains how to deploy Microsoft Azure StorSimple, Windows file servers, and [...]

Microsoft News – 20 January 2015

January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’ve let the news build up a little bit. I think the holiday lull is starting to lift. Hyper-V Hyper-V Script to move everything off of a physical disk: Drain anything that is located on a particular disk. Announcing DSC resources to deploy Hyper-V converged virtual network: This is an [...]

Microsoft News – 14 January 2015

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the Microsoft updates from the last few days. Windows Server Advances in Active Directory since Windows Server 2003: Features that people have been asking for since 2003 … some have been there since Windows Server 2008! System Center Windows Azure Pack and it’s licensing: A post by [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 27 August 2014

August 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

The rumours on “Threshold” are swirling through the Ethernets. Take nothing seriously until you see it for yourself on your own monitor. Windows Server Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 R2 (Part 7): A significant percentage of our [...]
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