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Microsoft announcement: WaaS and Windows 7

There was a very significant announcement that was made public today. Summary of announcement: Longer Windows 10 servicing for enterprises and educational institutions moving from 18 month cycle to  a 30 month cycle. (per version) Windows 7 Extended Security Updates:  Microsoft will offer paid Windows 7 Extended Security …

Microsoft Platform: Workspace Transformation

Workspace transformation is gaining  lot of momentum at the moment.   At its core,  it is about letting users access data and applications securely anywhere anytime.   Enabling users to quickly provision their devices is only part of the story.   Request applications so they can quickly securely access the  data …

Windows 10 and Application Modernization: MSIX Format

Lots of change in the EUC space these days! —  The reason for this blog is a specific question I received : Customer is looking for application modernization services.  They would like their .exe apps converted to be able to work in the Windows Store for Business as …

Deploying Windows 10 within your Business Video Series

Windows 10 is about just about 2 years old  ( 1507 Threadstone 1 was released on July 29, 2015) , and  even though it was short of the 1 billion devices originally targeted by this time, the ~500 million or so is a tremendous achievement.   It has been …

Windows 10 v1507 – End of Life

Now it becomes real! When Discussing the continuous update model of Windows as a Service, one of the first questions that comes out is: What would be the impact of not keeping up with Windows-as-a-Services updates? Although it has been stated by Microsoft a number of time, we …