If you are a business owner who has yet to upgrade your company’s computers from Windows 8, 7, Vista, or even XP, you are not alone. Why should you switch from what you think is already a reliable and stable operating system (OS)? However, there are great risks from using an OS that is no longer supported by Microsoft. You are also missing out on great new tools and features by sticking to an outdated operating system.
Since its introduction in 2015, Windows 10 has matured into a safer and more efficient operating system that can provide important benefits to your business. Below are the best reasons for upgrading to Windows 10.
End of Support
Several years have already passed since Microsoft ended support for XP and Vista. The next key date is January 14, 2020, the End of Support date for Windows 7 when security updates and technical assistance will be terminated. Computers that run on unsupported operating systems are much more vulnerable to hackers, viruses, malware, and data breaches.
Windows Defender Exploit Guard helps provide stronger security on Windows 10. Along with ransomware protection, the solution provides additional tools for preventing zero-day attacks, blocking and quarantining malware, and isolating computers that have been infected from unaffected computers on your network.
A Windows 10 upgrade lets you sign up for Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection. Cloud-based, this cutting-edge service can manage security threats on all your company’s computers running Windows 10.
System Configuration Automated
Windows Autopilot lets you set up system configurations on your organization’s Windows 10 computers by downloading from the cloud. A newly hired employee can connect his PC to an office network for an automatic system configuration based on the requirements of the company’s business settings, which may be personalized for each individual. Thanks to Autopilot, the configuration, management, and reset of company computers can all be performed with greater ease, speed, and security.
Part 2 will discuss Improved Syncing, Increased Update Efficiency, and Web Browsing Safety.
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