Even though the end-of-service (EOS) date for Windows 7 was January 14, 2020, it is reported that 28 percent of all Windows PCs are still running Windows 7. You'd think that, with the extensive advanced warning, organizations would have migrated from Windows 7 a while ago to avoid the steep cost of the Microsoft Extended Security Updates (ESUs). So what's holding people back from migrating?
The following is a transcript of our recent webinar on how to improve the education experience while optimizing infrastructure and reducing cost, featuring a great panel including Google for Education, Homer Central School District, and Cameyo.
Filed Under: Legacy Applications, legacy application, Education, Chromebooks, Google Cloud Platform, Digital Transformation, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Webinar, GCP, Virtual Application Delivery
According to a recent survey of 1,600+ MSPs for the 2019 “State of the MSP Report” by Datto (download the full report here), one of the top three problems that MSPs faced in 2019 was revenue growth. Also revealed in that survey, “Productivity Software” came in at #3 in the top products and services offered by MSPs in 2019. Those two stats illustrate a key challenge (and opportunity) for MSPs -...
According to Statcounter.com, 27% of Windows desktops are still running Windows 7 - despite the OS officially reaching the end of its life on January 14. Tech publication Gadget confirms this, stating that “around 28 percent” of the estimated 1.3 billion active Windows users are still on Windows 7. That means that there are still roughly 364M Windows 7 devices in the enterprise today.
Filed Under: Legacy Application Modernization, Cloud Application Migration, Application Modernization, Windows 10, Digital Transformation, Virtual Desktops, VDI, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Windows Virtual Desktop, Windows 7
At this point you’ve certainly seen endless numbers of articles and posts about the critical security flaws in Citrix’s Appliance Delivery Controller and Gateway products. The flaw - CVE-2019-19781 - is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to run a command on your system or read files on your server. There have already been a few proof of concept exploits released by researchers.
There’s often confusion about when Cameyo was founded as a company and when we launched our platform. The reason for that is because our technical founder and CTO, Eyal Dotan, first recognized the need for virtual application delivery - the ability to deliver legacy Windows applications to any device - over 10 years ago. Back then, he created a free program called Cameyo Packager, which...
If your organization relies on any Windows 7 applications, then you are painfully aware that Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020 - in less than two weeks. And like many organizations, you may be holding off on migrating to Windows 10 because you’re concerned about whether or not your Windows 7 applications will be compatible.
I was just reading a great article by Erica Mixon of TechTarget's SearchEnterpriseDesktop and SearchVirtualDesktop sites where she provides three great tips on preparing for the upcoming Windows 7 deadline. As you likely know, official support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020. After that, technical assistance and software updates will no longer be available for Windows 7.
As cloud-based solutions and user mobility become more mainstream, there's a lot of buzz surrounding virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments like Citrix, VMware and Windows Virtual Desktop. And for some organizations that are looking to deliver virtual desktops to their end users, large-scale VDI solutions like these may make sense.
Ask any organization what's holding up some aspect of their full cloud migration and you're bound to hear "legacy Windows applications" as a common answer.