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AppZero, a fast, flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that AppZero Cloud Edition is available to try on Amazon Web Services (AWS) free of charge, as an AWS Test Drive.  AppZero's award-winning application migration tool enables users to move server applications onto physical, virtual or cloud servers, simply, fast, and with no code changes -- at the push of a button. AWS Test Drive provides a private IT sandbox environment containing preconfigured server based solutions. In under an hour, and using a step-by-step lab manual and video, launch, login and learn more about using AppZero to migrate an app onto AWS, in a hands-on lab. As Windows Server 2003 fast approaches end of support (EOS), the ability to move to a newer version of the operating system (WS2008 R2, WS2012 or WS2012 R2) becomes critical.  AppZero enables customers to... (more)

Win Server 2003 EOS Is Coming [New Survey] By @AppZero_Inc | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Windows Server 2003 End of Support Is Coming – Are You Ready? [New Survey] The clock is ticking:  the End of Support for Windows Server 2003, #WS2003EOS, arrives this July, as in four months from now.  This means there will be no more patches or security updates and your applications and business will be at risk. New threats won't be addressed and WS2003 systems will be a security risk and compliance nightmare.  Especially for those in heavily regulated industries -- pharmaceuticals, banking/finance and insurance, as well as any company that processes credit card transactions -- ... (more)

Windows XP Countdown Foreshadows End of Support for Windows Server 2003

"Meanwhile, in Windows XP land, the countdown continues with the April deadline looming" said Jessica Davis in a recent article in MSPmentor.  "Reports say that the XP installed base has dipped below 30 percent for the first time, while comments on this same story speculate that the numbers are much higher still. Meanwhile, if you have customers with XP machines still in place, you need to be worrying how you will secure those after the deadline. Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows XP is sharing the same dead date with the OS it supports, according to this report." Industr... (more)

2014 Cloud Computing Predictions Round-Up – Part 2

As promised in our earlier post, here are the final predictions we saw making the rounds in the blogosphere at the start of the year. 3 [More] Cloud Predictions of 2014: Cloud computing will become mainstream. Bring-your-own-encryption will dominate the security discussion in 2014 Microsoft and Google get serious about the cloud "We'll continue to call it "cloud" for some time to come," says Joe McKendrick in Forbes, "and vendors will continue to pitch it as "cloud," but it's now the mainstream. We've seen this before. In the early 1990s, there was client/server computing, in whi... (more)

Announcing @AppZero_Inc Selected by GSK for WS2003 Modernization [#Cloud]

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has licensed AppZero application migration software to move Windows Server 2003 applications onto a newer operating system.  Microsoft recommends AppZero for moving a variety of applications from Windows Server 2003, which reaches the end of extended support in July, 2015, to Microsoft's newer operating systems. "AppZero facilitates fast, efficient migration of our Windows production applications onto our new environment, and we are very pleased with the results." said Robert Mattie, Director, Hosting Solutions at GSK. As Windows Server 2003 reaches end of ... (more)