Reduce costs and make the most of your IT investment
By running more applications on the same server, you can save on hardware and electricity costs thanks to the integrated Hyper-V virtualization in Windows Server 2012 R2. You could further reduce your capital expenditures by calling on cloud infrastructure services instead of buying new hardware
Rest assured that you can carry on with your activities, even if a disaster occurs
Close to 40% of companies close their doors for good after being affected by a disaster. Don’t be part of these statistics and be sure that you’ve saved your data effectively so that you can quickly recover them thanks to Windows Server 2012 R2 and the data centre automated saving solution.
Get a fast and profitable data storage solution
Windows Server 2012 R2 allows you to combine your storage infrastructure. You can then make the best possible use of it and reduce storage costs when it becomes more demanding. SAN-type storage solutions, available in the «storage space» function of Windows Server 2012 R2, are reliable and adaptable at a lower cost.
Millenium Micro affiliated members are trained to provide solutions that you need to simplify your update. If you plan to migrate your applications, it is important for you to understand all the steps necessary.
Document your work by cataloguing all the software and roles that operate on your Windows Server 2003/R2 servers.
Rank applications and workloads and establish priorities based on their type, degree of importance, complexity and risk.
Identify a destination for each application and role based on their speed, importance, ease of migration, cost and expected functionality.
With all the changes that the IT market is experiencing, this is the perfect opportunity to establish the groundwork of your company’s IT system for the next decade or more. Engage a Millenium Micro member to help you develop a strategy that allows you to adopt technologies such as cloud computing and provide you with a clear roadmap for your IT infrastructure.
If you still have Windows Server 2003 servers in your environment, this may mean that you have not put in place a migration plan for your IT hardware on a regular basis. Such a plan offers numerous benefits: Planned, timely migration, scheduled budget, reduced IT outages, better performance, new functions, simplified migration, etc. A migration plan must be adapted to each company, as it depends on the market, budget and risk tolerance. In general, you should change workstations and servers every three years.
This is a potential investment in the future of your company. Updating your servers and operating systems can reduce your costs and allow you to take advantage of the substantial benefits that will offset the cost of the update and the risks you run by not migrating.
If you still have Windows Server 2003 servers and do not yet have a migration plan for them, call one of our Millenium Micro affiliated members right away to set up a plan.