From working on numerous Windows migrations it is common for there to be a small % of machines left at the end of the project. Typically these are the result of a niche application that cannot be migrated.
The end result is that machines running an end of life OS are left in the estate, creating a security risk and a support overhead.
In some cases these machines are still there when the next Windows migration comes along.
By putting in place an Obsolescence Platform it enables a consistent and secure location for all end-of-life applications to be provided out to users Windows 10.
This means that the 100% rollout of Windows 10 is achievable, and can be planned for at the start of your migration.
As technology continues to develop, it is true that some older programs become casualties of innovation. This often leaves organisations with important decisions to be made as older applications may not be compatible with the latest operating platforms such as Windows 10.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation due to come into force on 25 May 2018, at which time businesses and organisations’ responsibilities for the handling and processing of personal data will change.
In less than two years, Microsoft will end extended support for Windows 7. With an estimated 69%* of corporations still to migrate to Windows 10, now’s the time to start thinking and planning a successful transition.