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End of Support for Windows Server 2012/2012 R2

Microsoft has announced that the end of support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 will be 10 October 2023. To ensure the continued security and performance of the servers, it is important for users to take appropriate actions before this date.

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Product  End of Support Date  Recommended Action
Windows Server 2012 & 2012 R2  10 Oct 2023 Upgrade to Windows Server 2019 or latest version*


Migrate your Windows Server to University Cloud Services (UCS), which is an option that offers increased scalability, flexibility, and security.

Please contact ITS at for more information and discussions. The latest official version is 2019 and 2022 will be available soon on UCS.

*If you are currently subscribing to Windows Servers on University Cloud Services or have acquired Software Assurance (SA) for your Windows Server licenses, you are entitled to a free upgrade to the updated versions.


Act now to ensure the security and supportability of your Windows servers.

Please contact the IT HelpCentre (Tel: 2766 5900, WhatsApp/WeChat: 6577 9669) for further information and assistance.


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