How cloud backup can help your Windows XP migrations

Posted by Manny Veiga on Mar 27, 2014 1:00:00 PM

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We're less than two weeks away from April 8, 2014 - the day when Microsoft will shut down support for Windows XP after 13 years. Our Product VP Chuck DeLouis calls this date "Christmas in April" for cyber attackers who want to exploit users who fail to upgrade to newer operating systems.Windows_XP_Tech_Guide

What exactly are the risks of keeping Windows XP past that date? And how can MSPs keep their clients' data safe when transitioning computers and systems to newer operating systems?

You can find the answers to both of those questions in our newly published Windows XP Expiration Tech Guide.

In this guide, we explain how cloud backup can make your XP migration run smoother and prevent critical data loss during transitions.

We also provide a timeline of the end of the Windows XP support cycle, and share the numbers around Windows XP's worldwide userbase, which is surprisingly robust even this late in the game.

If you're already moving users on to newer operating systems, you're well on your way to keeping these clients safe from emerging XP threats. And if you haven't started the migration process, our Tech Guide shares a few best practices to make the process painless.

Download it by clicking the button below. And check out a recent blog post from our Partner Support Engineer Neal Stearns to learn specific best practices for protecting client data with Intronis during migrations from XP to Windows 7 or 8.

Topics: Cloud Backup and Recovery