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OK, so we know we’ve talked a lot about Microsoft ending support for some of their products recently. (Take a look at our articles focusing on Exchange 2010 and Windows 2008 if you haven’t already.) There’s a very good reason […]

Following on from our article in May about end of life for various Microsoft products, which focused on Exchange 2010, we’re now looking at the implications of the withdrawal of extended support for Windows Server 2008. This will take place […]

Other major products will also see extended support withdrawn at the same time 14th January 2020 is set to be something of a watershed date for Windows, with multiple products reaching the end of their extended support lifecycle phases, including […]

On 10 October 2017, extended support for Microsoft Office 2007 will come to an end. That’s less than a month away, so if you’re still using Office 2007, you need to think about upgrading straightaway. Mainstream support ended some time […]

After many large, global organisations’, including the NHS, IT systems were brought to their knees by WannaCry in May 2017, UK businesses are more aware than ever of the dangers of ransomware. But just knowing about it isn’t enough. Your […]

Does your business have a disaster recovery plan in place? If not, it’s something you need to think seriously about implementing, to make sure your business can survive and continue trading if your IT systems are damaged or destroyed by […]

Several other systems will also see ‘end of life’ by October 2020 As of 11 April 2017, Microsoft has withdrawn extended support for the Vista operating system. Known as ‘end of life’, this means that Microsoft will no longer support […]

Mainstream Support This is the first phase of support that Microsoft provides for most of its products and services. It lasts for five years and includes the following: Incident support which includes no charge, paid and warranty claims. Security updates. […]

Microsoft has decided to continue providing virus warnings for the ageing Windows XP operating system until 2015. The warnings were due to end on 8 April 2014 when all other support for the software is scheduled to stop. However, the […]

Are you prepared? Don’t leave it too late. Read on to find out more and give us a call if you need advice. Windows XP is an operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and […]

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