Information about SBS 2008 Product Support Lifecycle

This blogs post underlines the Product Support Lifecycle of the Windows Small Business Server 2008 and its individual components. The support lifecycle for Windows Small Business Server 2008 is determined by its individual component’s support lifecycles.

We are publishing this information as a few SBS 2008 integrated components have reached its end of support. Here are the individual products included with Windows Small Business Server 2008 (Standard/Premium) and their support lifecycle timelines.

The Extended Support End Date for the following products are as follows:

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For more details please browse to http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/search/ and search for individual products.

End of support refers to the date when Microsoft no longer provides automatic fixes, updates, or online technical assistance. This is the time to make sure you have the latest available update or service pack installed. Without Microsoft support, you will no longer receive security updates that can help protect your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software that can steal your personal information.

Microsoft is committed to provide support to customers facing issues when migrating to supported versions.