WinOps London 2018 - Speaker

16th November

WinOps Speaker Phoummala Schmitt

Talk Details

Talk: DNR” Your Windows Server 2008 R2 or Maintain Life support: Know your EOL options before the plug gets pulled

Room: CMD

Talk Time: 3:50 - 4:35pm

Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is nearing it’s End of Life Support, January 14, 2020 to be exact. This means that Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will no longer receive security updates.

This means that Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will no longer receive security updates. In today’s modern IT, security breaches are on the rise which can have a multitude of negative effects when you are running on unsupported software. Don’t be left caught off guard when the plug is pulled. Come learn about your options for upgrading to the latest OS or for those that need more time consider migrating 2008 to Microsoft Azure where you can get three more years of extended security updates.

Phoummala Schmitt | Microsoft

Senior Cloud Ops Advocate @ Microsoft, with a background focus on messaging and collaboration, virtualization, and storage. She is a VMware vExpert and co-hosts The Current Status Podcast. In her spare time she blogs for 24x7ITConnection, Exchangegoddess.com. Some her technical articles can also be found on Petri IT Knowledgebase, WeBreakTech.com, and The Register. Considered as one of the Top 50+ Tech Influencers and Thought Leaders You Should Follow, Phoummala aka Exchange Goddess can be followed as @exchangegoddess on Twitter.

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