COMMENT: Businesses must urgently address Windows XP migration

'XP Doomsday' is on the way, but will companies heed the call, asks Brian Gammage.

22nd April, 2013
Microsoft will stop providing support for Windows XP next year.

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer provide support for Windows XP; an operating system for PCs and laptops which still runs 39 per cent of these devices across the world, according to Net Applications.

With no security or technical updates or bug fixes, any Windows XP device will be far more vulnerable to security threats including hackers and viruses. Paying for additional 'customised' support from Microsoft for XP past this date will be very expensive and...

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