Microsoft Gives NT Server 4, Exchange Server 5.5 Users a (Small) ReprieveBy Channel Insider Staff | Posted 2004-12-03 Email Print
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Redmond's not extending its basic support for NT 4 and Exchange 5.5, but it is extending custom paid support for the product.While Microsoft continues to emphasize that it is not extending its basic support for NT Server 4.0 beyond December 31, it is continuing to give users who've held off from upgrading slight reprieves.
The latest, announced Friday, is one additional year of custom, paid support for NT 4.0 Server. The new deadline for the end of Microsoft-provided custom support is December 31, 2006.
Microsoft also is extending the custom-support period for Exchange Server 5.5. Microsoft officials said Friday that custom, paid support for 5.5 release of Microsoft's e-mail server will continue until December 31, 2007.
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