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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)

AppZero Upgrade Accelerates Long-Distance Migration of Windows Server Applications | @CloudExpo #Cloud

AppZero has launched a new version of its application migration tool that features an optional, high performance architecture that accelerates the migration of Windows Server applications over wide area or high latency network connections, typically found between geographically remote datacenters and public cloud onboarding projects.  Available immediately, AppZero 6.2 drastically reduces the migration times for applications with large data footprints and for database servers such as SQL Server 2005.  Customers can download the upgrade at: https://helpdesk.appzero.com/login. App... (more)

Windows Server 2003 End of Life Is Coming – Are You Ready? [Survey]

Follow Adine on Twitter: @AdineDeford. In case you haven't heard, Microsoft has announced that the end of life (EOL) for Windows Server 2003 is July 14, 2015.  Let me repeat that: as of July 14, 2015 you can no longer get Extended Support for WS 2003; #WS2003EOL. If you're wondering what this means for you, it comes down to this - there will be no patches or security updates, putting your applications and business at risk. New threats won't be addressed and your WS2003 systems will become a security risk and compliance nightmare.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft warns us to "wat... (more)

AppZero Survey Sizes Industry Concerns Around WS2003 End of Life

Microsoft ends extended support for WS2003 on July 14, 2015; Enterprises seek Solutions Redmond, WA and Andover, MA - September 24, 2013:  AppZero, the fastest way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has opened up its year-long WS2003 end of life industry survey to the IT public.  The previously "by invitation only" survey is measuring preparedness among the IT community for the impending end of life for WS2003 set by Microsoft for July 14, 2015.  IT professionals can take "The #WS2003 EOL" Survey here. As Windows Server 2003 fast approaches end of life (EOL), the abil... (more)