May 11, 2015

Can we still get updates or endpoint protection for WS2003 if we don't have time to migrate before EOL?

I know that Microsoft accommodates some of its enterprise customers by continuing support for XP after EOL (not for free, of course). Is this also an option for Windows Server 2003?
Yes it is but it's not cheap. Microsoft is talking $600 per incident per server. It will add up fast.

Third parties will continue to support it with things like security, intrusion detection and firewalls, but you have to think that as the WS2003 population dwindles, so will their support.
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