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Citrix VDI vereenvoudigt de migratie naar Windows 10

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White Paper citrix.com VDI—Simplify your migration to Windows® 10 and beyond 3 With several years remaining before Windows 7 reaches end-of-life, you have time to approach Windows 10 migration thoughtfully—but you don't have all the time in the world. Now, the sense of urgency comes not from Microsoft support schedules, but from the force of consumerization. The new OS can be downloaded free for the first year and installed easily by anyone who's been running Windows 7 or Windows 8 without the need to upgrade hardware. Plus, Microsoft will make the update "recommended" in 2016, which means updates will occur automatically with default Windows settings. Add Microsoft's assurances that the migration won't pose any application compatibility issues, and it's easy to understand why consumers would feel empowered to take matters into their own hands. Indeed, the years since the introduction of Windows 7 have seen a rapid increase in user empowerment—people are accustomed to adopting the best and latest technologies in their personal lives, and they'll want no less for the tools they use for work. This includes the new Windows 10 devices they'll be buying for themselves with an eye to BYOD. If you don't upgrade them, they'll do it themselves—without your control or visibility. According to ComputerWorld, more than 350 million devices will be upgraded to Windows 10 within its first year. 1 The migration is already well underway whether corporate IT is ready or not. The Citrix way to move to Windows 10 As you approach an OS migration, there are three questions you have to address: • How do I embrace the diverse devices my employees will use to run Windows 10, including BYOD? This includes ensuring hardware compatibility and delivering instant access to business apps from Windows 10 devices for users everywhere. Along the way, IT must maintain full control over the environment to keep user efforts from undermining security and manageability. • How do I move my apps to Windows 10? While Windows 8 apps may be largely compatible with the new platform, IT will still need to test the full range of legacy Windows apps in the environment to ensure that they'll run correctly after the migration, and perform remediation where needed. • How do I standardize on a Windows 10 corporate desktop image? At a time when many organizations are still running a mix of Windows operating systems and dealing with the resulting management complexity, the advantages of standardization are clearer than ever. When the time comes to introduce a standard corporate desktop image for your business, you'll want to be able to do so quickly and efficiently to accelerate the resulting benefits. Citrix XenDesktop, including the full power of Citrix XenApp gives you the answers. Embrace Windows 10 devices When you publish virtual desktops and apps with XenDesktop, users can simply download Citrix Receiver on their new or upgraded Windows 10 devices—corporate or BYOD—and get to work. "Microsoft is excited that our longtime partner Citrix is helping enterprise customers embrace Windows 10. With XenApp and XenDesktop, Citrix enables faster application migration to Windows 10 with access to critical line of business apps as soon as they upgrade." Margaret Arakawa General Manager US Windows 10 & Devices Microsoft

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