Windows Server Lifecycle (EOL)

Windows Server

Below you can find the life cycle for each version of operating system Windows Server, like Windows Server 2016 Datacenter, including release dates and end of life (EOL) dates.

References

  1. Microsoft

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Current releases

Release Release date End of lifeExtended Support
Windows Server 2016 DatacenterOctober 15, 2016January 11, 2022January 11, 2027
Windows Server 2016 EssentialsOctober 15, 2016January 11, 2022January 11, 2027
Windows Server 2016 StandardOctober 15, 2016January 11, 2022January 11, 2027
Windows Server 2012 StandardOctober 30, 2012October 9, 2018October 10, 2023
Windows Server 2012 DatacenterOctober 30, 2012October 9, 2018October 10, 2023

All releases

Release Release date End of lifeExtended Support
Windows Server 2016 DatacenterOctober 15, 2016January 11, 2022January 11, 2027
Windows Server 2016 EssentialsOctober 15, 2016January 11, 2022January 11, 2027
Windows Server 2016 StandardOctober 15, 2016January 11, 2022January 11, 2027
Windows Server 2012 StandardOctober 30, 2012October 9, 2018October 10, 2023
Windows Server 2012 DatacenterOctober 30, 2012October 9, 2018October 10, 2023
Windows Server 2008 Small Business Server StandardNovember 21, 2008January 14, 2020
Windows Server 2000 Datacenter ServerNovember 13, 2000June 30, 2005July 13, 2010
Windows Server 2000 ServerMarch 31, 2000June 30, 2005July 13, 2010