Microsoft Redefines Momentun
One Door Closes, Another Window Opens
Turn any page lately and you're bound to find someone talking about Microsoft. After all, there has been a lot going on for this powerhouse.
Let's start with the retirement of Windows XP. We talked about it for a long time, and now more than a year has passed. For companies that were behind the ball during the migration from XP, one singular lesson shines through: The support overhead costs of maintaining legacy platforms after Microsoft ceased providing support were massively detrimental to their business. After support ceased, Windows XP users experienced more problems with their computers and called internal help desks more frequently. Many companies had to allocate additional IT resources toward maintaining desktops and notebooks—often at the expense of the enterprise IT initiatives.