We have a couple of Windows 2003 Servers and one Exchange 2003 on HP hardware (purchased 2006 and currently have hardware maintenance contracts). The workstations are mainly Windows XP with a couple of Windows 7 workstations. What are the things I need to consider when putting together a proposal to have the servers replaced?
I am aware of the following
- Outlook 2013 is not compatible with Exchange 2003.
- Office 2013 can be purchased under a MOLP agreement and downgrade to Office 2010
- Office 2010 mainstream support end on 13/10/2015 and extended support date on 13/10/2020. Should I continue to use Office 2010 beyond 2015?
- If the problem is specific to the program, Microsoft will provide support. If the problem is a result of the combination of the operating system and the program, that particular problem will not be supported.
Is there anything else I need to consider?
Thanks you in advance.