Organizations that need to relocate extensive amounts of clients from Windows XP, which Microsoft quit supporting a month ago, now have some assistance with a free device from CA Technologies.
The CA Desktop Migration Manager can duplicate a client’s records, program bookmarks, desktop settings and other appropriate data to system record stockpiling, permitting the overseer to update the smart phone or desktop workstation to another variant of Windows or move the client to another Windows machine inside and out.
The product can move the information and settings either to another machine or over to the first machine once the update is finished.
The item additionally works with CA Client Automation, which is IT administration programming for overseers. At the point when utilized together, the two items can relocate a XP client to a fresher form of Windows without any intercession from the chairman or client.
In April, Microsoft quit supporting Windows XP, which the organization propelled in 2001. The OS will no more accept security upgrades, making it defenseless against assaults.
In spite of vivacious endeavors from Microsoft to get clients to redesign, about 8 percent of all venture workstations still run XP, down from 10 percent a month back, appraisals IT security firm Qualys.
The CA Desktop Migration Manager will move framework and requisition settings, system and printer settings, information records and envelopes, email location books, special bookmarks, location books and customized foundation pictures.
This product can cut the measure of worker downtime throughout a redesign. In spite of the fact that documents and numerous settings are spared throughout a routine OS upgrade, the client or chairman still must alter the new OS to the client or hierarchical inclination. This product minimizes the amount of alterations that must be made.
Additionally confounding the overhaul methodology is that XP clients can not straightforwardly move up to Windows 8.1, Microsoft’s present OS for desktops and laptops.