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Here are your Microsoft news and updates:

Microsoft will stop delivering updates and security patches for Windows 7 starting in January 2020, which gives you one year to upgrade. Now is the time to start planning your migration and life-cycle management and upgrading your PC’s and laptops. As you know, running an unsupported platform is risky business.

Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 updates rolled out this week. The October update had a lot of problems, however, now Microsoft is confident that it is ready for general release.

At Consilien, we use a patch validation system that allows us to determine which patches should be installed. Our IC/24 managed service clients never have to worry about updates and patches because we handle it seamlessly.

Windows Server 2019 is here with new features, including:

  • Widows Server and Azure are more tightly integrated, which improves data mobility and helps you to leverage the cloud.
  • Designed for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI). This will enhance performance and make management easier.
  • Improved security. Using Linux Shielded VMs will help prevent rogue admins or hackers accessing VMs and virtual hard disk files. Also, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is now included into Windows Server 2019.

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