Windows XP Migration: Overcoming the Top Five Roadblocks

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Support the new environment as soon as the first user is migrated. By managing the entire lifecycle system with automated tools that track and manage systems, organizations will easily and effectively ensure that the new environment continues to deliver value and give IT flexibility to optimize other investments.

Migrations are among the potentially most disruptive, costly and risky IT endeavors, which is why many organizations have delayed moving off Windows XP, even though support will end on April 8, 2014. Companies of all sizes are now grappling with how to clear the toughest roadblocks, including application compatibility; lost user productivity; repackaging, remediating and deploying apps; user training and support; and available time to perform migrations amidst other IT priorities.

The good news? Technologies and best practices are available to automate each phase of the migration planning and execution process, so companies can minimize security risks and user downtime while accelerating their Windows migration initiative. Quest Software’s David Kloba, general manager of endpoint systems management, and Michael Tweddle, director of product management for Windows management, have identified five best practices for removing the toughest roadblocks.


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