Mitigating Risk: Why Sticking with Windows XP is a Bad Idea (IDC White Paper)

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    This IDC white paper discusses why remaining with Windows XP is no longer a good business decision.
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        In this IDC white paper, Al Gillen, Program Vice President for IDC's System Software Research team, provides an overview of the IDC White Paper Mitigating Risk: Why Sticking with Windows XP is a Bad Idea. This white paper covers the business and operational benefits associated with a move to Windows 7 and why remaining with Windows XP is no longer a good business decision. Costs tend to soar when older products are used beyond their intended lifecycle, and IDC research has clearly confirmed that trend. Access other helpful resources when considering options for your organization: • Visit to watch a short webinar narrated by this white paper’s author, Al Gillen. • Then, go to where you can create and share your own free custom analysis: Step 1: In less than 2 minutes, you can generate a free custom analysis tailored to your organization’s unique requirements Step 2: Share your free custom IDC assessment created for your organization with others by email
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