How Windows XP can affect the cash register

Businesses have been getting warnings for months about the end of support date for Windows XP. On April 8, Microsoft Corp. will stop releasing patches for XP, and by now, many businesses will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Candice So

Windows XP: The final shutdown

On April 8, Microsoft Corp. will end its support for the Windows XP operating system. After 12 long years of receiving security updates, having Microsoft technical support answering your phone calls or emails,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Windows XP end of support – Mitigating the security concerns

Only a few more days now, and Windows XP will officially be end of life.  April 8, 2014 will be the last day that Windows XP or Office 2003 receive any bug fixes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2014 Brian Bourne

Microsoft releases free Windows XP migration tool; end of support nigh

Windows XP users will start receiving warning messages about the April 8 end of support date March 8, and Microsoft Corp. is offering a new migration tool to help them upgrade to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Trend Micro’s 5 predictions for cybersecurity in 2014

Mobile banking heists, exploited vulnerabilities, and data breaches – these could be the cybersecurity hallmarks of 2014, according to a new report from security software provider Trend Micro Inc. In a report released

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Top 5 projects that should be on every IT infrastructure manager’s checklist in 2014

As we all start to look forward to 2014, the question becomes what projects need to be planned and budgeted for.  Certainly there will be many business application driven projects but here we’ve

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2013 Brian Bourne

The end of Windows XP: What are your options?

I recently participated in a Twitter chat (#CDNwinXP) with regard to the Windows XP operating system reaching end of support in April 2014. As I write this post, I am returning from a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Bourne

The end of Microsoft XP: why it’s important to switch now

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows XP has had a storied and lengthy run - for the better part of a decade, it was the de facto standard for home and business computing. Microsoft released versions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Charles Henderson

Windows 8 has 0.2 per cent share of Softchoice customer PCs

More than half of small to mid-sized enterprise users are still operating with Windows XP and barely anyone has migrated to Windows 8, an annual report released by Softchoice Corp. reveals. The last

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Windows XP PCs are 6 times more likely to be infected: Microsoft

Businesses still running Windows XP are six times more likely to become infected by malware than users running new operating systems (OS) like Windows 8, according to a new report from Microsoft Corp.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2013 Candice So

Migrating away from Windows XP – A Twitter chat recap

If your business is still using Windows XP in the office, you're probably looking for help to move away from it as quickly and painlessly as possible. Whom better to help you with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Candice So

Dell offering tool for SMBs to migrate away from Windows XP

As the day marking the end of Windows XP support looms ahead, Dell Inc. has launched a new program for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) looking to migrate away from the outdated operating

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 7th, 2013 Candice So

OS migration myth-busting with Microsoft Canada’s CIO

Tick-tock. The clock is ticking for Windows XP. Microsoft is cutting support on the operating system on April 8, 2014. That means no more patches, no more new software versions, no more drivers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The end of Windows XP: Some still haven’t got the message

An official of a local government in Canada with thousands of desktop PCs recently got a shock, according to an industry analyst: Those end-of-support-for-Windows-XP stories should be taken seriously. Wes Miller, a research

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon