Prepare for Windows 10 Migration the Gartner Way
Blog Article Published: 03/08/2017
By Jeremy Zoss, Managing Editor, Code42
It’s 2017, which means there’s a good chance your company is preparing to migrate to Windows 10. The operating system may have launched back in 2015, but this is the year that Gartner predicts enterprise adoption of the operating system will truly take off, hitting its peak in 2020.
What caused the delay in adoption? Based on a Spiceworks survey, concerns included stability, application compatibility, and security. Perhaps the largest factor, however, was large corporations opting to combine their move to Windows 10 with a device migration. Typically, these purchases occur every two to four years, so may companies were simply waiting for the next hardware purchase cycle to switch to the new operating system.
Whether combined with new machines or upgrading existing hardware, there are many factors to consider during device migrations, and the costs may surprise you. Fortunately, Gartner has also prepared an extremely detailed report on the costs and challenges of moving to Windows 10. Read the report today to discover:
- The typical costs to migrate a PC to Windows 10.
- The key factors of migration cost.
- How to determine your budget for migration costs using Gartner’s model.
- How to improve migration before it starts.
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