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  • Blog Post: 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. The second in a series of videos from the WindowsUG , this time from Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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....
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...