Accelerate your Windows Server 2003 Migration with XenApp and XenDesktop

Don't let Windows Server 2003 End of Support (EoS) put your business at risk

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 has reached its end-of-support deadline. Organizations must migrate to Windows Server 2008, 2012 R2 or Azure to avoid potentially damaging security breaches and costly compliance violations.

Accelerate your application migration by 90%

Using Citrix AppDNA, your organization can accelerate application migrations to modern platforms by predicting potential application issues and showing a clear path to application compatibility.

Modernize your desktop and datacenter

Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop with FlexCast technology will simplify the transition from Windows Server 2003 to a modern server platform.

Future proof and get cloud ready

By modernizing your app and desktop delivery model today, your organization can ensure it’s ready to move to a platform that supports “any cloud” – private, public or even hybrid.

AppDNA for accelerated application migration

Using Citrix AppDNA, organizations can greatly accelerate application migrations to Windows Server 2008, 2012 R2, Azure or any combination by predicting potential application issues, enabling you to:

  • Predict accurate effort, budget, time and risk estimates using direct analysis of the applications
  • Reduce risk by knowing issues before deploying applications, eliminating iterative testing and remediation cycles
  • Automate testing, remediation and application packaging, saving time and cost over manual labor options
  • Model application delivery options - traditional OS, virtual delivery or a mix of both

Simplify and accelerate your Server 2003 Migration to Server 2008, 2012 R2, or Azure

Migration to Windows Server 2008, 2012 R2, Azure, or a combination of all using Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop with FlexCast technology will simplify the transition from Windows Server 2003 to a modern server platform, all the while transforming the environment in preparation for future strategic business requirements.

XenApp and XenDesktop allow organizations to simultaneously address legacy and incompatible applications with remediation or replacement as needed, enabling a faster transition off of Windows Server 2003. This seamless transition will:

  • Reduce the security risks associated with Windows Server 2003
  • Lighten the migration burden on IT resources
  • Provide users uninterrupted access to apps, regardless of operating system
  • Enable a smooth transformation to various cloud platforms

With XenApp and XenDesktop, organizations are not only able to solve their Windows Server 2003 migration challenge, but also have a solution that will support future business initiatives resulting in greater mobility and increased user productivity to meet the needs of today's modern workforce.

Leverage existing management investments and be cloud ready

Using Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, organizations can leverage the existing investments they have made in management platforms such as Microsoft System Center. XenApp and XenDesktop enable the mobile workspace and add value to Windows Server by providing:

  • Scale from 100’s to 100,000’s of users plus greater user densities per server
  • Support a mix of Windows server and desktop hosts from Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8
  • Built-in app migration solutions in AppDNA
  • Optimal investments in Windows Server 2012 R2 with integrations with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, Hyper-V, App-V and Azure
  • Ability to embrace “any cloud” for app and desktop virtualization

By modernizing your app and desktop delivery model, your organization can also ensure its ready to move to a platform that supports “any cloud” – private, public or even hybrid. This allows you to:

  • Continue to use existing management solutions such as Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
  • Seamlessly deploy applications to physical, virtual or hosted desktops using Microsoft App-V
  • Effortlessly transition to any public or private cloud platform, including Azure, AWS and more