Perhaps you heard recent news that Intel bought McAfee. And perhaps you thought “Hmmm, that’s weird – why would a hardware company buy an antivirus company?” Admittedly, at first glance I was taken aback by this news but, after some consideration, it makes good sense.
If a discussion of your aging Desktop OS hasn’t started in your organization yet, it should. If your desktops are running happily on Windows XP, you’d better start considering the upgrade to Windows 7 … however uncomfortable thoughts of migrating might be. The reality is this: Microsoft has announced that the end of Extended Support for XP is April 8, 2014.
That’s just under 4 years away … You might be wondering “what’s the hurry?”