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Virtualisation : Blessing in disguise

Is the end of Microsoft Windows XP a boon for desktop virtualisation vendors?

6th April, 2014
Tadhg Cashman, infrastructure services director with Logicalis.

The curtain is about to fall on what is arguably Microsoft's most popular desktop operating system. In just two days' time, Windows XP will be formally discontinued by the software giant. As the release of critical security patches comes to an end, many organisations will be left wondering if their infrastructure and sensitive business data is at risk if they fail to upgrade.

The end-of-life notice has admittedly been well flagged in advance by technology...

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