End of Windows Server 2003 Support: Migrating Your Data
Support for Windows Server 2003/R2 and Windows Storage Server 2003/R2 will end on July 14, 2015. If you are using a product equipped with these operating systems, we recommend purchasing a product equipped with the most up-to-date systems, and migrating the stored data. Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 (WSS) is an officially licensed Microsoft Server product only sold through authorized Microsoft OEM Partners. All system licensing as well as client access licenses are included in the cost of storage appliances knows as network-attached storage (NAS). WSS is specifically optimized for use with NAS devices.