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How to prepare for the end of Windows Server 2008

Extended support for Windows Server 2008 is still currently available, but by January 14, 2020, that support is set to expire. Are you prepared for that change?

For many, the countdown to migration is on.

Dive in to this article to find out what “end of support” really means, how it will affect you, and some of your top migration options in a post-Windows Server 2008 world.

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