Have you been putting off your Windows 10 migration? It’s true that Windows 8 remains a popular OS in homes and businesses around the globe, but the world has changed quite a bit since its release in 2012. Cyberattackers, malware and viruses have increased in both number and sophistication. More organizations must meet stricter compliance regulations. And ever-tightening budgets demand more cohesive and centralized management. Windows 10 was actually designed with all of these modern issues in mind.
Perhaps you’ve heard that upgrading to Windows 10 is not a straightforward process. There are six critical — and potentially cumbersome — migration activities that every organization should step through during an upgrade to Windows 10.
The good news is, with integrated migration tools those key tasks are actually quite easy to automate, making the entire job pain-free. Plus, the right tools just keep on delivering, even after the migration is complete.
For example, the first important task in any OS upgrade is to analyze your existing hardware and software. You need to ask yourself these critical questions:
The cool thing about an automated inventory solution is that even after your migration is complete, it will continue to keep track of applications and hardware as they evolve, enabling better security and management of your IT infrastructure overall.
Curious about what other migration tasks can be automated? Take a look at “Ensuring a Successful Windows 10 Migration” to learn more.