JR-Tech will be following Microsoft’s lead using new terminology and definitions for the Lifecycle Policy which has changed.  Instead of “End of Life” the table gives an overview of the phases and new terminology.

To be eligible for support, customers may be required to deploy the latest Service Pack or update.

From Microsoft:

“Microsoft is committed to providing products with improved security. Although we strive to remove vulnerabilities during development, software vulnerabilities remain a fact today and we must be prepared to respond when they are discovered. Microsoft advises customers to install the latest product releases, security updates, and service packs to remain as secure as possible. For the latest information on security updates, see the Security Update Guide. Older products may not meet today’s more demanding security requirements. Microsoft may be unable to provide security updates for older products.”

The Fixed Lifecycle Policy does not apply to all products.”

 * Self-Help Online Support is available throughout a product’s lifecycle and for a minimum of 12 months after the product reaches the end of its support. Microsoft online Knowledge Base articles, FAQs, troubleshooting tools, and other resources, are provided to help customers resolve common issues.

** To learn more, see Lifecycle FAQ – Extended Security Updates. Extended Security Update program required.

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