Technology has evolved rapidly in the last few decades, and as new features and enhancements are introduced, older software versions eventually become outdated. This can be seen in products that were released only a few years ago, especially with the big players in technology releasing updates on a very regular basis.
With this in mind, it is no surprise that Microsoft has announced that their Server 2012 (and its R2 edition) is reaching its end of support this year on the 10th of October 2023. As it is 11 years since the product was launched by Microsoft. As a result, Microsoft will no longer provide crucial updates, including security patches, bug fixes, and technical assistance. In this blog we will take a look at: