Windows XP, End of Life Webinar - 26th September 2013
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In just 30 minutes, we'll provide you with the facts and risks associated with Windows XP going end of life. The clock is ticking and action is needed, after April 8, 2014 there will be no security ...

In just 30 minutes, we'll provide you with the facts and risks associated with Windows XP going end of life. The clock is ticking and action is needed, after April 8, 2014 there will be no security updates or support available for your organisation

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  • 1. Can you hear the music? If you are experiencing audio problems please let us know. Alternatively Dial-in for audio on: +44(0)1403 788925 Conference ID: 70672 Technical Problems? call the switchboard – 0845 605 2100 Please ask questions at anytime by using the messaging function. They will be captured and fed back to the presenters at the end of the webinar All lines will be muted for the duration of the webinar A recording will be placed on YouTube for your reference We will start the session at 14.00 Welcome to the Webinar @OCSL_UK #AskOCSL OCSL: Talking Technology The Future of End User Computing Windows XP End Of Life
  • 2. PRESENTERS AND AGENDA Part 1 An Introduction to OCSL Mark Skelton Part 2 Windows XP End of Life What does it mean? Matthew White Part 3 Summary and Conclusions Mark Skelton Mark Skelton | OCSL | Microsoft Consultancy Practice Lead @m_skelts Mathew White | OCSL | Principal Consultant @matthewwhite
  • 3. • IT Solutions Integrator • HP Preferred Gold Partner (multi-award-winning) • Microsoft Systems Integrator (UK Partner of the year) • Highest level VMware Partner (Premier) & Citrix (Gold) • Long-standing and diverse client base • Broad range of reference sites and case studies • Based in London, Birmingham, Sussex, and our own Tier 3 Data Centres in Cambridgeshire ABOUT OCSL
  • 4. WINDOWS CLIENT TIMELINE
  • 5. POLL QUESTION 1 At what stage are your plans for Windows XP migration? B) Planning C) Execution D) Nothing, accept the risk A) Not Started
  • 6. Microsoft to end all automatic support and updates for XP, without security updates, Windows XP will become increasingly vulnerable to attacks Have your applications been compatibility tested? Has a clear migration path and strategy been defined? Do you have a budget for migration? Good time to reconsider your desktop strategy. Look at VDI, RDS, application virtualisation and SaaS in order to ease application incompatibilities and OS migration issues 7 months until Windows XP end of life! Migration from Windows XP End User Computing Strategy WINDOWS XP IS ON A COUNTDOWN…
  • 7. Security updates for Microsoft AND non- Microsoft applications will cease. It may be possible to reverse engineer updates for supported OSs – leaving you vulnerable. Application publishers will drop support for Windows XP in future releases. Modern hardware will not support Windows XP. Locating drivers will become difficult and new features will not be supported. Security Updates Future Application Compatibility Hardware Support RISKS OF INACTION
  • 8. BLOCKING ISSUES
  • 9. BLOCKING ISSUES
  • 10. Knowledge ? BLOCKING ISSUES Startearly,startnowifyouhaven’talready! Collatedataonhardwareandsoftware assetsandtheirrelationshiptobusiness users. Youcanthenstarttoidentifyissues. Possibletoachieve usingmanual toolsbut automationsaves time
  • 11. Traditional Desktop SOLUTIONS Any OS migration takes time, planning & cooperation to get right. OCSL recommends Microsoft System Center for the on-premesis management of Windows and non- Windows operating systems. Intune& ConfigMgrcan nowmanage WP8,iOS& Android
  • 12. Application Remediation Tools SOLUTIONS Tools can seem expensive up front, however time savings are significant RAG status on application compatibility Automatically package applications Automatically sequence applications (App-V) Possibletoachieve usingmanual toolsbut automationsaves time
  • 13. EUC Strategy SOLUTIONS SaaS offerings can take away some the traditional challenges ‘Thin’ technologies from Microsoft, Citrix or VMware can simplify the management of your business applications. Prominent3rd partypublishers areembracing SaaS
  • 14. POLL QUESTION 2 What product do you use for managing your PC estate? B) Altiris C) BigFix D) LandDesk A) Microsoft System Center / Systems Management Server E) Other
  • 15. “43% of workers use 3 or more devices at work to increase productivity”* Users expect to do work from home, on the train or on mobile devices “9 out of 10 companies report the use of consumer technologies in the workplace”* “74% of employees use consumer technologies due to lack of compelling alternatives from IT”* Increasingly Mobile Workforce Better Consumer Technologies Traditional IT Insufficient in meeting users needs END USER COMPUTING IS CHANGING *Source: IDC 2012 Survey
  • 16. NEXT STEPS Looking to migrate to your next generation desktop? Unsure as to which technology is suitable for your business and how you can provide better services to your end- users? Identify how projects can be accelerated – including Windows 7, Desktop Virtualisation, Application Virtualisation, Office 2013 and Cloud based initiatives Book your workshop today! Workshop will be tailored to your specific interest areas for your business Duration: 2 hours Desktop Strategy Workshop Take the guesswork out of your Desktop Transformation initiative by clearly identifying what your users and devices are doing today in order for IT to provide the correct end user solution Duration: 5 days Desktop Assessment Service Understand your applications. Identify the apps in your estate that will cause you issues migrating and virtualizing your desktops Duration: 5 days Application Assessment Service
  • 17. WHY OCSL? “Focusing on our key strengths” Vendor agnostic, but maintain key partner relationships including Microsoft, Citrix, VMware and HP Heavy investment in attaining top accreditations and certifications with key EUC vendors Proven experience of delivering innovative desktop solutions to our customers Deep understanding of associated eco-system of complimentary technologies and hardware solutions
  • 18. Software Partners
  • 19. On Your Site Hosted As a Service Managed Our Solutions Servers, Storage, Networking, Backup & Support: Application-Ready Converged Infrastructure End User Computing & Unified Comms acceSSOnce: A Clinical Desktop for Healthcare Transformation Services (ITO), inc Application Migration & Modernisation System Management, Virtualisation, Private Cloud
  • 20. Looking to migrate to your next generation desktop? Unsure as to which technology is suitable for your business and how you can provide better services to your end- users? Identify how projects can be accelerated – including Windows 7, Desktop Virtualisation, Application Virtualisation, Office 2013 and Cloud based initiatives Book your workshop today! Workshop will be tailored to your specific interest areas for your business Duration: 2 hours Desktop Strategy Workshop Take the guesswork out of your Desktop Transformation initiative by clearly identifying what your users and devices are doing today in order for IT to provide the correct end user solution Duration: 5 days Desktop Assessment Service Understand your applications. Identify the apps in your estate that will cause you issues migrating and virtualizing your desktops Duration: 5 days Application Assessment Service NEXT STEPS
  • 21. www.youtube.com/ocsluk marketing@ocsl.co.uk Connect with OCSL http://www.linkedin.com/company/ocsl OCSL: Talking Technology @OCSL_UK and #AskOCSL www.slideshare.net THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING