Well it’s a year from today until a raft of products reach the end of their extended support window. As they say in the boy scouts, better be prepared!
Please make sure that the 8th of April 2014 is in your calendar.
Outlook 2003 will transition out of extended support on 8th of April 2014
Exchange Server 2003 will transition out of extended support on 8th of April 2014
Windows XP will transition out of extended support on 8th of April 2014
Exchange 2010 SP2 will transition out of support on 8th April 2014
And as non Exchange specific item, please also note Windows 2003:
Windows Server 2003 will transition out of extended support on 14th of July 2015
The Lifecycle site’s FAQ has more information and details on support options if you are not able to complete your migration prior to the end of support dates.
Make sure that you are able to migrate to a supported product prior to the support expiration date. Security updates will not be provided for products that are not supported.
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Sooo many customer that still use 2003 / xp versions, I think I'll be busy early next year!
that is very true and its what I'm currently busy with too