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The product support lifecycle information matching your search criteria is listed below.If you do not see your product listed below, check this additional product list for more lifecycle information.

Microsoft provides support on the current service pack, and in some cases the immediately preceding service pack, for the products listed below. See the Lifecycle Support Policy FAQ for details on the Service Pack Support Policy. If you have any questions regarding support for a product, please contact your Microsoft representative. If you need technical support, visit the Contact Microsoft Web site.

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Microsoft Product Lifecycle Search

HelpType the full or partial name of the product you want to find.
HelpThe Lifecycle Start Date is the estimated date that a product or service is made available for support in its applicable worldwide markets.
HelpThe Mainstream Support date is the last date that the product will be in Mainstream Support.
HelpThe Extended Support date is the last date that a product will be in Extended Support.
HelpBoth Mainstream Support or Extended Support dates will be searched.
HelpThe Service Pack Date is the last date that the product will be in Service Pack Support.
Products ReleasedLifecycle Start DateMainstream Support End DateExtended Support End DateService Pack Support End DateNotes
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter10/30/20121/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 Essentials1/2/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 for Embedded Systems10/30/20121/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 Foundation10/30/20121/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter11/25/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials11/25/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 R2 for Embedded Systems11/25/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation11/25/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard11/25/20131/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server 2012 Standard10/30/20121/9/20181/10/2023
Windows Server Update Services for Windows Server 201210/30/20121/9/20181/10/2023