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April 10, 2014
Windows XP support has ended, and those who have yet to move off of the old OS stand at the junction of traditional PC upgrades, DaaS or VDI.
April 01, 2014
There are many reasons why the Windows XP lifespan lasted longer than those of most operating systems. Our columnist looks at three major reasons.
March 07, 2014
The OS still has some hardcore supporters, but Windows XP migration tools can help pave the way for users to access legacy Web-based data and apps.
January 31, 2014
The Windows XP end of life could revive the breathless PC industry as enterprise IT shops buy new systems to upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8.
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