|It is time to make the move to Windows Server 2012 R2.|
The clock is ticking toward this end-of-support deadline, but Dell offers a number of ways to complete your upgrade in time. As a trusted Windows Server deployment partner, we can help you migrate your servers with fewer IT resources, low costs and little to no disruption in productivity.
We urge you to start your planning to migrate off of Windows Server 2003 and onto a platform that will provide you the security and reliability that you’ve experienced over the last decade with Windows Server 2003, with the added value of the features now included in Windows Server 2012 R2.
What End of Support means:
While this date may seem distant, now is the time to understand that the end of support and the end of life of Windows Server 2003 means that your business needs to ensure that it has a plan to migrate the applications and workloads currently relying on Windows Server 2003 onto Windows Server 2012 R2 From 14th July 2015, Microsoft will no longer offer security updates, support or technical content updates for Windows Server 2003. The result?
Dell Migration Services
Dell Services can address your Windows Server 2003 migration with our skilled solutions architects, automated tools analysis and end-to-end management. We provide migration services to move customers off of Windows Server 2003 before support goes end-of-life July 2015. Our solution comprises of
Dell Server Refresh
Get the most from your Windows Server 2003 migration with a Dell server refresh. Achieve more, operate efficiently and ensure business continuity with secure, reliable access to your critical resources with the innovative technologies of the next-generation Dell PowerEdge portfolio.
Dell Migration Software
Dell Software is at the forefront in helping customers successfully move off Windows Server 2003 with enabling technologies and best practices to effectively address each phase of migration planning and execution.
Solutions from Dell Software help mitigate the risk of migrations, consolidations and restructuring with fewer resources than you thought possible. Dell’s migration and consolidation solutions efficiently move and restructure user accounts, data and systems without impacting users or business productivity.
Windows Server 2012 R2: Key Benefits VS. Windows Server 2003*
Why it matters
| Windows |
| Windows |
| Industry leading|
| Built-in enterprise-class virtualization, with Hyper-V, for|
visualizing mission critical business workloads whilst
providing significant cost savings
|Disaster recovery and data protection|
| Cost effective|
| Backup and recovery of mission-critical data with Windows|
Server Backup. Hyper-V Replica automatically replicates
virtual machines for cost-effective disaster recovery
|Enterprise class, cost-effective storage|
| Low cost, high-|
| Storage Spaces provides highly available virtualized storage|
utilizing industry-standard hardware that can be scaled as
needed for cost-effective high-performance storage, including
|Remote access and virtual desktop infrastructure|
| Direct Remote|
| Simpler, more secure access allows your remote workers to|
securely access your corporate network and data
| Virtual desktop|
| Simple and cost effective VDI deployment and management|
out-of the-box, including storage de-duplication to
significantly reduce cost
|Management and access and information protection|
| Powerful management and automation with PowerShell and|
Server Manager, and integration with System Centre,
improving IT efficiency whilst reducing cost
| Access and |
| Policy based security, identity and access control to your|
corporate applications and data with Dynamic Access control