Published on April 02, 2014
End of support of Internet Explorer 6 and Windows XP SP3 on 8th April 2014 is causing headache, heartache and expense within organizations around the globe.
The cessation of support for IE 6 and Windows XP is a classic example of external technological forces impacting business applications. Specifically the impact upon business applications that are currently working perfectly well but that cannot run on the latest Microsoft operating system or browsers.
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Despite emergency security patches issued by Microsoft for a number of its legacy operating systems, WannaCry highlighted a major risk faced by companies running business critical applications on unsupported systems. It also showed that, without on-going support, it will become too costly, in both monetary and reputational terms, for organisations to continue running their legacy applications.