Windows XP maintenance cost is five times that of Windows 7
Windows 8 is expected to be launched this fall, but Microsoft is also great emphasis on Windows 7. Microsoft recently cited the IDC survey data, Windows XP, follow-up system maintenance costs five times higher than Windows 7. Microsoft accordingly recommends that businesses and consumers to update to the latest version of the operating system.
According to Taiwan media reports, Microsoft has cited the IDC survey data, Windows XP, follow-up system maintenance costs five times higher than Windows 7. Microsoft accordingly recommends that businesses and consumers to update to the latest version of the operating system.
Windows 8 is expected to be launched in the autumn, but Microsoft is also very important to Windows 7, after all, the upcoming version of the operating system to expand to the majority of market applications or that there is a relatively excessive period at this stage has become a mainstream operating system of Microsoft's Windows 7 will still be one of the next focus of development.
According to IDC's statistics show that there are still as high as 42% of the general household population to maintain using Windows XP, expected to be formally terminated for Windsows XP system security updates will still be 11% the proportion of use in the Microsoft. Maintenance costs than Windows 7 is five times higher in the quoted IDC's recent statistics I, Microsoft said Windows XP system, which includes Microsoft in April 2014 is expected to be complete cessation of system security for Windows XP update , the software development side has turned to a Windows 7-based and other factors, will gradually increase the corporate side for a Windows XP system software and manpower maintenance costs.
Microsoft said it is usually the single version of the operating system service life of about three years, to four years will start from the side of enterprise IT system maintenance time costs increased about 25 percent, labor costs increased to about 23%. After the fifth year, the system maintenance time costs will increase to 29 percent, labor costs will increase to 40%, which includes for the system image file backup, virus protection and malware removal and subsequent upgrade and compatibility of hardware and software side problem solving, and will also consider the system operation performance impact business productivity.
The existence of loopholes in the follow-up problem on Microsoft Windows XP itself, to itself, even if Microsoft has previously released various types of remedial measures, the overall relative to the risk of Windows 7 is still high, and thus security considerations part of the spent in Windows XP-related costs will increase to IDC statistics show that the fact that the update about 230 PC equipped with Windows 7, you can reduce the manpower and time to spend a single one of cost.