At CSSI we are passionate about providing rugged and solutions that fit your business needs. The security and operability of the that we sell and provision is important to us. With that in mind, the support team at CSSI would like to provide this update on the Microsoft product lifecycle for operating systems typically in use on a .
Starting as soon as 2018, we will see the phase out of support for the that is very common in rugged vehicle mounted computers. There are also now end of life dates for and . An unsupported and unpatched could cause security issues and productivity problems for businesses, hindering security and productivity. At CSSI, we want to ensure our customers are aware of end of life dates in advance. Preparing a strategy for upgrade now will help ensure the security and productivity of and in the future.
According to Microsoft Product Lifecycle documentation for Windows , the following dates are approaching and crucial in the
- 6/10/2018 – 6.0 will be End of Life
- 6/9/2019 – 831 Handheld will be End of Life
- 1/14/2020 – 6.5 will be End of Life
Most manufacturers of devices have begun adopting the Android as the flagship operating . Based on smartphone and consumer tablet experiences the helps make a transition smooth and provides users with a familiar feel of usability. support is always a concern with changes. However, Android is very easy to develop on, making it a great alternative to Windows based operating systems for .
At CSSI we understand that life-cycle replacement and migration to new operating platforms can be a stressful and intimidating task. may be going away, but CSSI stands ready to support you in your migration from Windows to . We want to make sure our customers have the information needed to make sound strategy decisions that meet budgetary and operational needs. If you have questions, please contact CSSI or call 570-524-4424.
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