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IGCM's Chief Strategy Officer discusses Windows Server upgrades in Globe and Mail

IGCM's Chief Strategy Officer discusses Windows Server upgrades in Globe and Mail

With Microsoft support for Windows Server 2003 ending on July 14th, 2015, many Canadian
companies still need to upgrade to a newer on-premise version or the cloud. According to an article in
the Globe and Mail, 380,000 servers or 40% of Microsoft's Canadian customer base) are still
running Windows Server 2003 in Canada. 

John Czernuszka, Chief Strategy Officer of Infrastructure Guardian, and Jason
Hermitage, Vice President of Operations at Microsoft Canada  highlight the potential impact
of not upgrading, and the opportunities of moving to Azure, Microsoft's cloud platform for
business.

“[A]s both
Microsoft and Mr. Czernuszka point out, just updating the server isn’t enough. Companies
running applications that rely on Server 2003 will need to update those too, which can double the time
needed to change systems. Microsoft’s big push is to have customers move to its Azure
cloud computing platform.”

To read the full article in the Globe and Mail, click here.

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CRM is not software

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