Dell announces Windows Migration Fast Forward Service to simplify migration from Windows XP

As Microsoft announced it will stop offering support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014, users across the world are trying to migrate their platform to Windows 7 or higher.

To help enterprises deal with Windows migration challenges, Dell Services has announced the addition of Windows Migration Fast Forward Service to its set migration services.

Windows Migration Fast Forward Service enables a smoother, more cost-effective migration to Windows 7 or Windows 8, Dell said.

A Microsoft Windows Deployment Partner of the Year, Dell Services deploys more than a million enterprise-class Windows 7 and Windows 8 devices in over 150 countries each year.  Dell solutions simplify the path to migration with services that deliver application, hardware and deployment readiness.

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Dell adopts a comprehensive approach to address XP migration challenge from addressing the critical application requirements in the new operating system while also achieving significant ROI on deployment activities for its customers.

“About 21 percent1 of PCs are still running Windows XP. This is an industry-wide issue that many of our customers are dealing with right now,” said Kevin Jones, vice president and general manager, Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Services.

Dell already offers Windows 7 and Windows 8 compatible devices, including the recently unveiled Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks, Latitude 5000 Series and Latitude 3000 Series laptops and the newly launched Dell Venue 8 Pro and Dell Venue 11 Pro Windows 8.1-based tablets.

Dell’s end-to-end expertise addresses Windows migration from the data center to the end point, empowering customers to innovate their IT environments with ease, the company said.

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