The head of Microsoft’s application Chris Jackson will help the potentials customers to move about to the latest operating system of the Microsoft. These are the retiring outdated OSs: Windows XP, Internet Explorer 6 and Office 2003. Would this simply mean that he’s the hit man of the Microsoft products? Of course not he is just the Guy who will help you to get rid of outdated MS platforms.
Chris had just come in mind the initiative of saying “the new product is so awesome but the old product is something that no longer is meeting the awesomeness requirements that you [as a customer] have.”
Chris the App Compat Guy in Microsoft has a support countdown gadget in his desktop about the issue how long the system of outdated software’s maintained. Chris is helping the large scale enterprise to migrate to the latest MS platform, because it is better to have software that is updated. Chris job is to keep the costs down and manage the possible risk.
As the App Compat Guy in Microsoft he wants to help the customer to have a transition because it is less expensive and less time consuming at the same time. Microsoft offers Windows 7, IE 9 and Office 2010 to the large scale enterprises because it saves money. Do you still want to use the outdated MS? You should decide now.
Windows 7, IE 9, and Office 2010 have different value propositions. Like Windows 7 for instance, it implements standard user accounts through the power savings mode. It also eradicates the unnecessary screen savers. In IE 9 is the big sell because of it has a HTML5. In Office 2010 you need to have a staff training but afterwards if you master the Office 2010 it will most likely easy for you.
The common denominator in these MS Platforms is that it will save you money. It is right once you move about to the latest MS platforms it will cost you a lot, but if you plan it correctly t will save you money. Think of it there’s nothing to lose only the outdated MS Platforms.