Two recent changes to Microsoft’s Windows support policies will help customers plan upgrade strategies and stay up to date.
- As of September 6, 2018, March releases of Windows 10 Enterprise and Education will be supported for 18 months and September releases for 30 months.
- Windows 7 End of Support happens January 14, 2020. But for customers who need more time to prepare for their upgrades, paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates are now available to through January 2023.
This Gartner report (Microsoft Extends Support Policy, Improves Tools and Reinforces the Need for Windows Enterprise, published 17 October 2018 by analysts Stephen Kleynhans and Michael Silver) addresses these recent changes and gives suggestions for how I&O leaders can incorporate them into their management and upgrade schedules and strategies.
Download the complimentary report to learn more.