Now is the time to shift to Microsoft 365

Support for Windows 7 ends January 14, 2020. Get Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus when you upgrade to Microsoft 365. Start your large-scale enterprise deployment now.

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Discover a new way to work with Microsoft 365

Watch the transformation of two organizations and see for yourself why companies around the world are upgrading to Microsoft 365.

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Reasons to deploy Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus

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Upgrade with confidence

Rest assured—more than 99% of all Windows 7 and Office 2010 apps are compatible with Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus by design. And if your app doesn’t work, we’ll fix it.

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Upgrade to greater security

Reduce security risk by up to 40% by shifting to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus. Stay current with regular security updates backed by the Microsoft cloud.

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Upgrade to increased productivity

Reclaim up to three weeks’ worth of end-user productivity each year, without retraining your users, by moving to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.

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Are you a small- to medium-size business?

Every business has unique IT requirements. Learn how end of support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 starting in 2020 will impact smaller-scale deployments.

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Crash Course in Windows 10

Find out everything you need to know about deploying Windows 10 in your organization with this guide.

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Modern Management in Windows 10

Discover IT benefits with Windows 10 such as reducing the upgrade time to five minutes per device.

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Gartner report

Read Microsoft Extends Support Policy, Improves Tools, and Reinforces the Need for Windows.

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Windows Virtual Desktop

Deliver a full multi-session Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus virtualized in the cloud.

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City of Corona case study

“A four-day turnaround to resolve a computer problem may now take 10 to 20 minutes.”

-Chris McMasters, CIO

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Hendrick Automotive Group case study

“Microsoft 365 was important to us for broader functionality, improved security, and more transparent conversations.”

– Amy Frost, Director of Engineering

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End of support (EOS) FAQ

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Microsoft Lifecycle Policy offers 10 years of support (5 years for mainstream support and 5 years for extended support for Business and Developer products (such as versions of Windows prior to Windows 10 and Office perpetual).

As per the policy, after the end of the extended support period, there will be no patches or security updates which may cause security and compliance issues and expose customers’ applications and business to serious security risks. Learn more at Microsoft Lifecycle Policy page.

End of support for Windows 7 is January 14th, 2020. Public page Windows 7 EOS

End of support for Office 2010 is October 13th, 2020. Public page Office 2010 EOS

We recommend you shift to Microsoft 365 as this will help ensure you and your organization have the best experience by leveraging the latest technology: Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.

For users of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Enterprise, you can purchase Extended Security Updates through January 2023. For an in-depth FAQ about Windows 7 Extended Security Updates, please download the Microsoft End of Support FAQ.

Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus app compatibility FAQ

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For Office apps, macros, and add-ins, Microsoft provides tools such as the Office Readiness Toolkit to help you assess the actual impact of apps, macros, and add-ins in migrating to Office 365 ProPlus. The tool assesses your environment and provides recommendations on remediation of any potential issues.

This service is offered to help customers resolve any app compatibility issue with Windows 10 or Office 365 ProPlus. File a ticket through FastTrack, and we will follow up to work with you until the issue is resolved. Desktop App Assure is offered at no additional cost to Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education customers worldwide.

Additional products FAQ

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An offering that brings together Microsoft 365 Enterprise, device as a service, and cloud-based device management by Microsoft. Microsoft Managed Desktop enables customers to maximize their IT organizations’ focus on their business while Microsoft helps manage their desktops. For more information, visit the Microsoft Managed Desktop page.

The best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure, Windows Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running on the cloud. It is the only service that delivers simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Remote Desktop Services environments. With Windows Virtual Desktop, you can deploy and scale your Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes with built-in security and compliance.

 

For users accessing Windows 10 and Windows 7 desktops and apps, there’s no additional cost if you’re an existing Microsoft 365 F1/E3/E5, Windows 10 Enterprise E3/E5, or Windows VDA customer. For Windows Server desktops and apps, there’s no additional cost if you’re an existing Microsoft RDS Client Access License (CAL) customer.

 

For more information, visit the Windows Virtual Desktop page.


End of support is coming for other products

Know when to upgrade. To find end of support dates for other Microsoft products, click here.