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5 Critical Risks Running Windows Server 2003 After End of Life

For businesses and organizations across the globe July 14, 2015 may be a date that goes down in infamy… at least for their internal IT teams. That date represents the end of support —or the end of life — for Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003. The Department of Homeland Security has identified the end of support for Microsoft Server 2003 as a critical threat.

Computer Consulting Expert, Fred Reck, Hits Amazon Best-Seller List

Fred Reck recently hit six separate Amazon.com best-seller lists with “The Tech Multiplier” book.

Bloomsburg, Pa. – January 28, 2013 – Fred Reck, President and CEO of Innotek Computer Consulting, has joined a select group of the America’s leading experts to co-write the book titled, “The Tech Multiplier: The World’s Leading Technology Consultants Reveal In Depth Case Studies of How the Smartest Businesses in the World are Leveraging Technology to Increase Profits and Reduce Waste While Safeguarding Data.

Still using XP? Might be Time to Plan for an Upgrade

It is inevitable to have to upgrade any kind of software sooner or later. This is now true for Windows XP, as Microsoft has announced a discontinuation of support for the operating system in 2014. Microsoft recommends upgrading to the newer Windows 7 OS, which is something worth considering as early as now. Part of using any sort of software is the inevitable need to upgrade. Most if not all software needs to either be replaced and upgraded as the demands of the market entail more efficient processing of the various data and information a business handles. Such is the case with Windows XP. While many continue to use this proven straightforward operating system, Microsoft has decided to stop support by the year 2014. Microsoft further recommends upgrading to its latest OS, Windows 7, in order for users to continue to receive OS support. While there are some lines of business applications that have not been upgraded to work with Windows 7, most have — and there are alternative approaches. Also, your business needs the security and protection that only a current, up-to-date operating system can provide. We understand that changing your OS will entail some expense, including new licenses, hardware, and some training. Fortunately, these things are designed to help you operate more efficiently and increase your productivity in the long run. But such change will take time, and if you are interested in starting to plan for an upgrade now, we’ll be happy to sit down with you and develop an upgrade process that meets your specific needs.