Windows XP vs Windows 8.1 - Demonstrating Tasks

April 8th 2014 has been and gone, a notable day in the history of Microsoft and indeed the IT industry. Re-cap on reactions from twitter and find out the next steps on XP End of Support: The World Reacts by Alex Guy. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRbkGIKOWhE:0:0] The second in a series of videos from the WindowsUG, this time…


Windows XP vs Windows 8.1 - Snap!

This video highlights the benefits associated with moving to a secure and modern operating system. Microsoft Windows 8 MVP Mike Halsey, kicks off our TechNet WindowUG video series which shows the advantages of moving to modern operating system. This month’s focus is on Snap! ‘Many people find they can be more productive working on two documents, or with…


How ‘noughtie’ is your business?

   Guest blog by Steven Woodgate, Social Media Community Manager at Microsoft.    Microsoft are asking this question. Seriously. The noughties was the decade of reality TV, annoying ring tones and ridiculously baggy jeans. Social media turned your private life into a soap opera and MP3s pretty much killed the CD collection. For an IT…


Windows XP を 2014 年 4 月のサポート終了後も使い続けることのリスク

本記事は、Microsoft Security のブログ “The Risk of Running Windows XP After Support Ends April 2014” (2013 年 8 月 15 日公開) を翻訳した記事です。 今年の 4 月、私は Windows XP のサポート終了に関する「カウントダウン開始: Windows XP のサポートは 2014 年 4 月 8 日に終了」というタイトルのブログを投稿しました。それ以来、話す機会のあった多くのお客様が、所属組織で Windows XP から Windows 7 や Windows 8 などの最新オペレーティング システムへの移行を完了したか、または現在移行作業を進めています。 実際のところ、事態は切迫しています。というのも、2014 年 4 月 8 日以降、Windows XP Service Pack…

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Six months to Windows XP end of support – have you made the move?

    By Asavin Wattanajantra, writer at Metia.       Windows XP was born in 2001 – which remarkably makes it almost a teenager! Perhaps it’s time to start thinking about avoiding those difficult teenage years? What was technology like at the beginning of the millennium? Well for a start there were no smartphones…


10 reasons all businesses can benefit from Windows 8.1

    By Asavin Wattanajantra, Digital Copywriter at Metia        On April 8 2014, Microsoft will be ending support for Windows XP and Office 2003. IT departments throughout the world won’t receive new security updates or support options. It’s time to seriously think about migrating to a new Windows system, if you haven’t…


T-900 Days Until Support for Windows XP Ends

The 20th October 2011 was another milestone as we look towards End of Support (EoS) for Windows XP. Checking my countdown gadget tells me that we’re now at only 894 days until the XP support switch is flicked to off, and no support means Windows XP becomes a significant risk for your business. After April…

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Windows 7 business insights - migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7

This edition we’re covering migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7. The majority of companies not yet on Windows 7 are migrating from Windows XP, and the deployment process and support available to do this is a hot topic. Extended support is now being offered for Windows XP SP2 (and support for Windows XP SP3…

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Free ebook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

Ok, deep breath – long sentence coming up… This free, yes, free 400+ page ebook Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions: From the Desktop to the Datacenter, 2nd Edition is the book for IT professionals who want to learn more about the latest Microsoft virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2,…

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