When it comes to the number of servers still running old versions of Windows, estimates (or should we say guesses) vary hugely. Depending on who you want to believe, for example, there could be around eleven million servers around the world still running Windows Server 2003. This statistic wouldn't, ordinarily, raise many eyebrows, were it not for the fact that, as of 14 July this year, that version of Windows Server officially reaches the end of its life ('EOL' in Microsoft-speak) and all updates, including critical security patches, stop. Forever.

That's a stark fact, which begs the question: if you're still runni ...

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