Windows XP End of Life


IN LESS THAN 2 MONTHS  (April 8, 2014), ALL support for Windows XP SP3 will end!!! Microsoft highly recommends that all current users plan and implement their migration well ahead of the cut-off date of April 8, 2014.  Please note that after this date, there will be no new security updates, non-security hot fixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates for Windows XP SP3. In anticipation of the high volume of migrations that will occur in the first quarter of 2014, Innovative Computers is encouraging all XP users not to wait!  Migrations for many of our customers have already begun and we highly suggest you schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

As stated per Microsoft, Even before all this happens, the vulnerability situation for XP users is bad compared to later versions of Windows. In the chart below we see two measures, based on data from the MSRT Software Essentials and a few other Microsoft sources: on the left is the number of computers infected with malware, and therefore cleaned of it. On the right is the percentage of systems that encounter or block malware.

Please contact Innovative Computers at your earliest possible convenience to schedule your strategic plan for your migration.  Innovative Computers will consult, assist and support all phases of this implementation to make this transition as smooth and efficient as possible while minimizing business downtime.