Although Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP on April 8, 2014, many businesses are still scrambling to remove Windows XP systems from their networks, causing headaches for everyone. IT has been busy getting new machines ready and making sure business applications won’t experience disruptions, compliance managers are trying to determine what the repercussions may be, and employees are struggling to learn how to use the new operating systems. And yet, the nightmare continues.
On July 14, 2015, another Microsoft system reaches its end-of-life date, meaning Microsoft will no longer develop or release updates for Windows 2003 Server/R2, leaving it exposed to identified vulnerabilities and putting organizations out of compliance with most regulatory standards in the event the operating system is still in use after the end-of-support date. Read more here