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Microsoft XP – Five Key tips for Corporate Migration

Legacy applications may or may not be supported in newer Windows versions and this insightful article is helpful in corporate planning

http://betanews.com/2013/10/14/legacy-apps-holding-you-hostage-7-ways-to-safely-migrate-off-windows-xp/

QUOTE: Here are a few commonsense best practices that any organization looking forward to an XP migration should be outlining before a single system is touched:

1. Inventory your organization 2. Evaluate your application footprint & stamp out functional overlap 3. Perform thorough application compatibility testing 4. Don’t forget about your peripherals 5. Come up with a multi-faceted migration plan. Again, the simple items like costs and timelines are the easiest parts to get a grasp on. What’s your contingency plan for systems that need to be rolled back in an emergency?

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