Support of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ends on July 14, 2015. This could result in your organization facing a number of serious challenges that require action. The lack of support means that your IT environment can be a risk for your organization:
Of course, no one wants to build their business on an unsupported operating system. The failure of so many to migrate is due to the complexity of the matter and the dependencies, which are specific of the GxP applications that are run on the servers and partly a focus on costs. There are many different scenarios for what should be done with the "affected" applications. Some applications should be phased out or consolidated, some should be isolated and others should be both upgraded and migrated.
Migration from Windows 2003 requires a high degree of planning and coordination with a focus on business needs and impact. NNIT has assembled a team of experts, consisting of business consultants, IT architects and project managers to assist in the task. The process comprises 4 phases:
NNIT offers to carry out an analysis and risk assessment within 30 days. The subsequent phases will depend on the complexity of the individual company.
In combination with the phasing out of older legacy applications and consolidation of an optimized applications portfolio, migration and upgrading offers new functionalities with consequent business benefits as well as potential savings. NNIT brings extensive experience on the pharmaceutical business process and application landscape. NNIT's service is directed towards infrastructure managers and application owners with responsibility for businesscritical applications running on Windows 2003.