System Center Endpoint Protection support for Windows Server 2003

From July 14, 2015, Windows Server 2003 will cease to be a supported operating system. From this date Windows Server 2003 customers will no longer receive:

  • Definition updates for System Center Endpoint Protection and Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • Free or paid assisted support options
  • Online technical content updates
  • Security updates

We recommend finalizing your Windows Server migration plans today. Our research in the Security Intelligence Report Volume 17 has shown some of risks associated with unsupported operating systems.

The following links have more information about the end of support for Windows Server 2003:

  • System Center Configuration Manager blog: System Center Endpoint Protection support for Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003 end of support

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