MICROSOFT WILL NO LONGER SUPPORT WINDOWS & WINDOWS SERVER 2008 R2 ON JANUARY 14,2020
Computers or servers with these operating systems installed will be completely exposed to serious hacker attacks aimed at taking control of your network, stealing data, crashing your system and inflicting a host of other business-crippling problems and regulatory compliance issues you do NOT want to have to deal with.
Under the HIPAA Security Rule, 45 C.F.R. § 164.308 (a)(5)(ii)(B), organizations must implement procedures for detecting, guarding against, and reporting malicious software. If you’re using software that is no longer supported by Microsoft, you are not HIPAA compliant.
AS OF DECEMBER 2018, NEARLY 36% OF WINDOWS USERS WERE STILL ON WINDOWS 7.
Are you one of them? After January 2020, you will be more vulnerable to security threats and lack Microsoft support for critical security updates that protects your business. These users risk increase liability as they will become non-compliant with regulatory requirements.
WITH WINDOWS 10, SECURITY EVENTS REQUIRING IT REMEDIATION ARE REDUCED BY UP TO 33%
Additionally, Windows 10 offers many of the familiar features you and your employees already know, ultra-flexibility and compatibility for hardware and devices, plus there are a range of management choices to fit your investment in on-premis, cloud or hybrid environments.
With end of support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, and the increase incloud adoption, Windows 10 migration is critical.
NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE THE SHIFT TO A MORE MODERN WORKPLACE - WITH A COMPLETE REFRESH!
Introducing new technology puts an increased strain on older infrastructures and devices that often require more and more attention as they age. Your business can’t grow – let alone innovate – if you’re spending too much time managing and troubleshooting issues. Moving to more modern infrastructure solutions and off-loading resources to the cloud will dramatically simplify your day-to-day operations and IT management.
HARDWARE AND DEVICES
(desktops, laptops, tablets, monitors, headphones, speakers, printers, digital displays)
Newer devices lead to better multi-tasking, increased productivity, more mobility, and better security. IT administrators estimate an average 20% improvement in management time with faster deployment, more self-service functions, and reduced need for 3rd party software.
(switches, routers, UTM, wireless access points)
A recent survey of 100 SMBs found 51% of network devices were aging or obsolete; 27% were approaching the end of their product lifecycle. These devices increase the risk of security breaches and decrease your employment productivity.
(servers, mass storage, backup, scalability)
Many SMBs think their security is “good enough”, but today’s threats are more targeted and sophisticated than ever before. Newer servers use virtualized platforms and pre-installed cloud engines for more secure environments than servers from just a few years ago.
(hosted apps, services, complete infrastructure)
49% of business owners say cloud computing has been a key factor in allowing them to grow; 66% say it has reduced other iT costs. Additionally, cloud computing scales with your business, allowing you to lower your operating cost as your business grows.
CONTACT US TODAY TO TALK ABOUT HOW WE CAN HELP YOU INNOVATE UP WITH MIGRATION TO A MORE MODERN WORKPLACE.
If nothing else, you’ll gain a 3rd-party review of your computer network’s security for free. To claim your Free Risk Assessment and Migration Plan, please complete the below contact request.
Free Compliance Assessment
We are offering this service to ensure your business is secure due to Microsoft’s changes. Our associates will not pressure or push you into making changes or purchasing services from us. Should you decide to seek our advice and services after this consultation, we’ll welcome that opportunity. However, if you choose to take another direction or implement it on your own, that’s fine too.