The 2020 ticking time bomb: Beating the Windows 10 migration timeline
As Windows 7 approaches its end-of-support deadline of 14 January, 2020, most enterprises find that their existing Windows landscape is an assortment of Windows 7, 8 and 10. How does the Windows 7 end of life (EOL) affect enterprises? As with any other unsupported operating system (OS), Microsoft will stop deploying bug-fixes, security patches or any new functionality for Windows 7, making the OS more susceptible to malware attacks and data misuse. This is bad news for more than 43% of enterprises who are still using Windows 7.