We have a client who has a IBM 32bit dual core processor server running SBS2003. They currently do not have the funds or the wish to purchase a new server. Windows in this case is acting as the operating system for IBM software as a intranet web server. It does not use Exchange, SharePoint etc. It is NOT used as a file server but as a third party application server.
With SBS2003 out of support -- we have been able to source (legally) Windows 2008 Standard 32bit. (This would provide an additional few years of security updates) until they can afford to purchase a new 64bit server. Could someone advise me on whether this could be used to upgrade the SBS2003 operating system. If so, could anyone provide some advice on the basic steps to complete the install/upgrade.
Appreciate your help.