The IT Software Life Cycle: 3 Things To Know

Your organization's users interact with different IT software platforms every single day, so it's important to ensure they are not playing a role in a potential security breach without even realizing it. If software end of life schedules aren't prioritized, these breaches could happen, which is why IT software life cycles must be top of mind to increase overall up-time and eliminate any possibility of a breach.

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Topics: End of Life, IT, Tech Solutions, Cybersecurity, IT Software

How To Know When It's Time To replace a server

 

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Your server is a diamond in the rough of the technology that runs your business. It supports all your hard work; projects, processes, and important organizational documents. Taking good care of your server will keep it running at its highest efficiency level, keeping the production of your business focused and continuous.

To accomplish this, it’s important to keep a close eye on the status of your server or servers. You may find yourself asking, "How will I know when it's time to replace my server?"

 

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Topics: Security, Outsourced IT, End of Life

Windows 7 & Windows 8 End of Sale – What you need to know before upgrading to Windows 10

Windows 10, quickly became a hot topic after its release date in July, 2015. Many people were extremely excited to take the leap and upgrade to the latest software. For those of you who have waited – you are probably in a much better place. Before upgrading it’s vital to understand the details behind the change and the safest way to upgrade your computer.

You may be thinking, “but I have Windows 7 or Windows 8 which goes END OF SALE this year.” End of Sale just means that you will no longer be able to purchase PC’s with this version of Windows pre-installed. Luckily, support for Windows 7 and 8 will be covered until 2020 and 2023 respectively.

 

What should you know before upgrading to Windows 10?

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Topics: End of Life