Microsoft ends support for Windows Server 2008

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Microsoft has ended support for both operating systems Windows Server 2008 And Windows Server 2008 R2, Which means that the companies that are still operating must Windows Server 2008 And Windows Server 2008 R2 Purchase extended security updates that include providing security updates for a maximum period of three years after January 14, 2020.

According to the site mspoweruser American customers, local customers must pay about 75% of the internal licensing cost annually for the units, and customers who work Windows Server or SQL Server 2008 And 2008 R2 In a device Azure Supplemental free extended security updates.

Microsoft recommends that customers switch to Azure To run a business Windows Server Their own, these works can also be published Windows Server at Azure In various ways such as virtual machines on Azure And Azure VMware Solutions And Azure Dedicated Host.

Organizations can also use a feature Azure Hybrid Benefit To use licenses Windows Server Current in AzureUsing this option allows them to save 40 percent of the cost, and companies that want to stay in the local workplace must upgrade their servers to Windows Server 2019.

Microsoft yesterday ended support for the Windows 7 operating system, while computers running Windows 7 will still work, but the American company will not provide technical support, software updates, or security fixes, and the company will use pop-up alerts Pop-up Full screen on devices running the ten-year-old operating system to try to persuade users to move to the newer Windows 10.

Windows 7 is still the second most used operating system after Windows 10, as it has a market share of more than 25 percent, while Windows 10 holds 55 percent of the market, and alerts will also advise customers to purchase a new PC so that they can use Windows 10, as the company offers smaller popup reminders about the upcoming change since April 2019, but it will now be full screen and cannot be ignored.

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