Windows 7 end of life preparation guide checklist

As a business owner or IT manager, you should seriously think about transitioning to Windows 10 because on January 14, 2020, Microsoft will officially end all technical support for Windows 7. This means no more security updates, paid support, and customer service.

All good things come to an end – even Windows 7

Windows 7 officially launched in July of 2009, but only made a commitment to provide 10 years of product service. Ten years has come and gone, and now Windows 7 has reached its end. Microsoft has finally announced the official date for Windows 7 end of life: January 14, 2020.

So, what does this mean for you? What it means is that Microsoft will no longer be updating or supporting the operating system after that date.

Initial Impressions of Windows Server 2019: Three key benefits for small businesses

Okay, quick rundown of most businesses’ IT playbooks: They run everything on a network; the network is quarterbacked by a machine called a server; the server distributes data to workers who receive it on their desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones; and those receivers run with it until they hit pay dirt!

Touchdown, business in the information age! But how does the quarterback make it all happen? How do servers handle data, keep it protected, and pass it around to users inside and outside the company? Answer: an operating system handles it.

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