Windows Server 2012 R2 End Of Life

When is the Windows Server 2012 R2 End Of Life?

Support for Windows Server 2012R2 comes to an end on October 10th 2023, leaving businesses vulnerable to cyber security breaches. Originally released in 2012, 11 years later, it will reach its end of life. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates and bug fixes leaving businesses vulnerable. Frankly speaking, if you're running Windows Server 2012, chances are your server is long overdue an upgrad.
Read on to see what we can do to help.

Why is Windows Server 2012 End of Life?

Each product released by Microsoft follows a lifecycle. At the end of a set duration (It's usable life), Microsoft ceases to develop security patches, bug-fixes and product enhancements. This is a significant security risk for businesses as this increases your chance of data loss and performance issues.

Whilst the product will continue to work ,it's not in anyones interests to stay with old technology. Chances are, you purchased a server which came with Windows 2012 over 10 years ago, so, it's definately time to move on to something new.

SysFix IT Support can help you migrate your old server to a more modern solution. There are plenty of options available to migrate your server 2012 services and data to futureproof and modernise your business.


When writing this post, October 2023 was less than 4 months away. Plans need to be made, equipment ordered and data migrated. If you're serious about moving your business forward, speak to us for a tailor-made upgrade and migration path.

Windows 2025 will be released in Autumn 2024.

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