Microsoft closes support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2
From today, Microsoft never again underpins Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Ventures as yet running Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 should purchase Extended Security Updates that incorporate arrangement of Security Updates and Bulletins appraised “basic” and “significant,” for a limit of three years after January 14, 2020.
On-premise clients should pay roughly 75% of the on-premises permit cost yearly for ESUs. Clients running Windows Server or SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 in an Azure Virtual Machine will get Extended Security Updates for nothing.
Microsoft is prescribing clients to change to Azure for running their Windows Server remaining tasks at hand. Windows Server outstanding tasks at hand can be sent in Azure in different ways, for example, Virtual Machines on Azure, Azure VMware Solutions and Azure Dedicated Host. Endeavors can likewise utilize the Azure Hybrid Benefit to utilize their current Windows Server licenses in Azure. Utilizing this alternative enables them to spare 40 percent in cost. Ventures who need to remain on-premises should update their servers to Windows Server 2019.