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Millions in Asia still on Windows XP

Millions in Asia still on Windows XP with Six Months Left End of Service for Windows XP on 8 April 2014 With just six months to go, businesses need to look into modernizing their PCs to equip them to handle increased exposure to sophisticated risks and vulnerabilities which may result in additional costs, downtime and loss of productivity. 28.02% of PCs in Asia still on Windows XP today % of PCs running E Windows XP. 7&8 % of Devices on E Windows 7&8 XP 21.93% 73% 44.01% 48% 31.68% 53%* 18.76% 56% 25.66% 61%* 28.86% 57% 16.99% 65% 9.96% 56% 35.99% 53%* 10.76% 57% "Time is running out. In order to make sure that PCs continue to be securely supported and operational, both consumers and businesses alike should be migrating to newer versions of the oper extended support for Windows XP in just six months'time." 10.34% 56%* Above Worldwide Average of 20.59%' system now, given the termination of Below Worldwide Average of 20.59%' Source : Handoko Andi, Manager of Client Devices Research at IDC Asia/ Pacific Bigger External Security Threats Than Ever Before Malware Vulnerability Hacktivism Fake Virus Alerts Increased from 1,000 in Windows XP with SP3 Threat to businesses is up to 56.5 times more vulnerable than Windows 8 RTM. Indludes rogue software in the form of pop ups which can infect computers if clicked and can spoof the Microsoft security update 1996 to millions in 2012 and increased nearly 70% in H1 has become an online crime 2012 versus H1 2011. story. It includes computer threats such as viruses, worms, trojans, exploits, backdoors, password stealers and spyware. process. Impact to Business No-one Software Security Risk Downtime to call Issues Without critical security updates, your PC may become vulnerable to Many software and hardware vendors will no When problems arise, online and phone-based technical support will unfortunately no longer be available to you or your IT partner, leaving you on your own to deal with the problem. The risk of system failure and business disruption could increase because of the end longer support products that are running on Windows XP as they are unable to get the Windows XP and Office 2003 harmful viruses, spyware and of support, lack of supported software, and the increasing age of hardware running Windows XP. other malicious software which can steal or damage your business data and information. updates created to fix issues. Microsoft SOURCE : 1) Stat Counter data as of Sep 30 2013

Millions in Asia still on Windows XP

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With just 6 months to go, more than 28% of PCs in Asia today are still on Windows XP. Business need to look into modernizing their PCs to equip them to handle increased exposure to sophisticated risks...




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