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Windows 8 Interface

Should you move to Windows 8?

Unification of user interface is a compelling reason to make the move

by Eric Bruno | 05.29.14

Microsoft has put a lot of effort into Windows 8, as have OEMs such as Lenovo. Do features like the tablet-friendly Windows 8 touch interface justify the move?

Tags:MicrosoftOS EfficiencySoftwareSoftware UpgradeUpgradingWindows 8

XP Migration

XP Migration: The Right Partner Can Make a Big Difference

Can you move off of XP all by yourself? Sure you can, but do you really want to?

by Stephanie Neil | 05.20.14

Time’s up! As of April 8, 2014, XP is obsolete.

If you are reading this and you still have not made the move, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey of over 3,000 IT professionals by Redmond magazine, 23% of desktops and laptops will run XP indefinitely. In addition, 25% of the respondents said they would migrate off of XP eventually, indicating it is not a priority, while 16% are scrambling to make the move. And 8% of people still haven’t decided how and when to migrate off of XP.

Tags:Windows 8

How Much Will Your XP Migration Cost?

Support will end, but your expenses could last forever

by Jonathan Clark | 05.08.14

Organizations worldwide are struggling to control the costs associated with parting ways with Microsoft XP. Some costs are fairly predictable; for example, software licenses, hardware needs, and training. Others, however, are more troublesome to estimate. There are the costs associated with lost productivity, security risks, compliance violations, and the loss of value in existing assets—just to name a few. With so many variables, you need a path that can help protect your exposure.

Tags:MicrosoftMigrationSoftware UpgradeWindows 8

From XP to Windows 7

Windows 8 predecessor has virtues for many; here’s what to consider

by Stephanie Neil | 05.02.14

When I upgraded to Windows 8 a few months after its launch in August 2012, it was an accident. I had just purchased a new computer and downloaded the latest version of Windows, not realizing at the time that the operating system had a totally different look and feel from the interface I’d grown accustomed to. It was a tough transition. And, it wasn’t just me. Every time a helpdesk guy wanted to take control of my computer to fix a problem remotely, I’d hear a gasp and a groan, “Oh, no, you have Windows 8. Where’s the…?”

Tags:MicrosoftSecurityWindows 8

Windows 8 Running On Multiple Devices

Now Is the Time to Upgrade to Windows 8

3 Reasons for Making the Move

by Jonathan Clark | 04.07.14

You’ve heard it many times by now: Extended Support for Windows XP Service Pack 3 is ending soon. We know that moving your whole organization to a new OS can be a daunting project, the consequences of running old technology can soon outweigh the benefits. Looming security risks, performance lags, and costly management and requirements mean now is the time to move to Windows 8. Read on for three reasons why upgrading now makes sense.

Tags:MicrosoftSoftware UpgradeWindows 8

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