by Richard Blanford, founder & managing director
This time next year, Microsoft will be just a few months away from withdrawing all support for Windows XP. April 2014 will be here all too quickly, so anyone who hasn’t begun work on their migration plan needs to have it at the top of their 2013 ‘to-do’ list.
Many older PCs can’t run Windows 7, which means new desktops - Gartner estimates many organisations will have to replace about 25% of their PCs before the end of their lifecycle. There’s not a lot to be saved by upgrading them because of the new parts and labour needed to upgrade memory, hard disks and/or video adapters.
The alternative is to extend the life of these PCs by using them as a term......