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Below you will find some of the main products reaching end of support in the next year. Microsoft have two support models; Modern Policy and Fixed Policy. The main difference being a true end of support for Fixed Policy and a continuous guarantee of support as long as the customer maintains scheduled updates.
For a comprehensive list of Microsoft products and their life cycle policy timelines, please search the Microsoft Life cycle Product Database.
Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (Fixed Policy) - Support Ends 14th January 2020
Extended support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 ends 14th January, 2020. Microsoft will no longer release security updates, which may expose you to security attacks or make you out of compliance with industry regulations such as GDPR. Avoid business disruptions and use this as an opportunity to modernise your application stack. Read More...
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 & 2008 R2 (Fixed Policy) - Support Ended from July 2019
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 all editions (Fixed Policy) - Support Ends 14th January 2020
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 (all editions) will no longer be supported by Microsoft starting 14th January 2020. If you have on premise exchange servers, why not get in touch and explore the possibilities of migrating your exchange server into Exchange Online. Read More...
Microsoft Windows 7 (Fixed Policy) - Support Ends 14th January 2020
Microsoft Windows 7 desktop operating system will end support starting 14th January 2020. If you have devices running this software, talk to one of our pre-sales team about migrating your users to Windows 10 free of charge via the Microsoft Office 365 Subscription Service. Read More...
Already using Microsoft 365 or Office 365? Find out what Microsoft has planned over the coming months. Read More...
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