Welcome to the January 2019 Edition of the Real Times

The New Year is upon us and it is time for some very important IT Planning for your firm.

Windows 7 End of Life Is Looming!!!

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end support and no longer issue security patches for Windows 7. If your organization still uses Windows 7 on any of your devices, including servers, you have some decisions to make. Updating to an entirely new operating system (OS) is a big deal — the more devices and apps that run on it, the bigger a deal it is. Windows 7 still makes up over 40% of the installed O/S of all PCs!

Don't procrastinate! The end of Windows 7 is nearer than it seems

Windows 7 End-of-Life (EOL) means the beloved OS Microsoft rolled out in 2009 will be vulnerable to intrusions in a few short months — Microsoft will no longer be patching the OS. No matter how great you think Windows 7 is and no matter how many millions of devices are using it, it's a bad idea to run your organization on an unsecure system. Something will eventually go wrong. Read more…