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AppZero 2013 State of Readiness for WS03 End of Support Survey Results

AppZero surveyed more than 200 Fortune 1000 IT professionals at a series of industry events to assess their readiness

Microsoft announced that Windows Server 2003 will hit End of Support (EOS) on July 14, 2015.  During 2013, AppZero undertook the first "State of Readiness for Windows Server 2003 End of Support" Survey in an effort to assess how serious this event is to enterprise IT pros. Click here to read the full report.

AppZero surveyed more than 200 Fortune 1000 IT professionals at a series of industry events to assess their readiness for the impending end of support of WS2003. Click here to see the infographic of the results. Findings show that many IT pros are evaluating their options which range from accepting the risks of running on an unsupported operating system to upgrading all of their servers to moving to the Cloud, and lots of other choices in between.

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More Stories By Greg O'Connor

Greg O'Connor is President & CEO of AppZero. Pioneering the Virtual Application Appliance approach to simplifying application-lifecycle management, he is responsible for translating Appzero's vision into strategic business objectives and financial results.

O'Connor has over 25 years of management and technical experience in the computer industry. He was founder and president of Sonic Software, acquired in 2005 by Progress Software (PRGS). There he grew the company from concept to over $40 million in revenue.

At Sonic, he evangelized and created the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) product category, which is generally accepted today as the foundation for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Follow him on Twitter @gregoryjoconnor.

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