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Windows XP is now over 10 years old, it comes from a world without flexible working, where the latest mobile phones sport monochrome displays and tablet devices are but a glimmer in the eye of even the most forward thinking technological visionaries. IT has transformed drastically over the past decade, so why should your Operating System hold you back?

Come along to one of our App Compat Sessions in conjunction with Citrix AppDNA, Quest ChangeBASE or Camwood to get a technical overview of the tools that are out there to help you overcome your compatibility challenges. Be they Desktop, Web or Server applications, there’s loads of great services available for you to take advantage of!

Legacy web is just one of the big blockers when it comes to moving from XP. There are a whole host of resources from Microsoft, many of which are completely free, to assist you in fixing issues and deploying modern software. Use the links below to get more information, download and evaluate what’s on offer.

 

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Top Tools...
- MAP Toolkit
- Microsoft ACT 5.6
- IEAK
- MDT
- MDOP
Top Reads...
- Internet Explorer 9 Deployment Guide
- IE8 Application Compatibility List for IT Professionals
- Solutions for Virtualising IE
- Video: Migrating from IE6 to IE8 Part 1 & Part 2


About Our Partners...

 

Camwood

Camwood offer unique and proven methodologies for application discovery, rationalisation, migration and management. They have also developed a set of tools to dramatically reduce the time and cost associated with managing large application estates.

If you’re migrating to Windows 7 and looking to upgrade Internet Explorer, it’s vital to be prepared and in complete control of a lean and agile application estate. This is where Camwood can help, with their expert knowledge, experience and industry leading software.

Camwood.com - info@camwood.com - @Camwood

 

Citrix/App-DNA

Acquired by Citrix in November 2011, AppDNA is the pioneer in analysing the DNA of an application. The AppDNA software platform combines insight about applications with highly accurate application testing, remediation and compatibility to guide and accelerate business decisions about application migration, management and long-term evolution.

AppDNA software clearly outlines application issues and uniquely integrates with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager® and Active Directory® to show the effect of application issues on users, workgroups and devices.

Citrix.com/appdna - appdna@citrix.com - @Appdna

 

Quest

Quest ChangeBASE Browser Compatibility helps you to move away from Internet Explorer 6 by assessing your web sites and web-based applications for compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 or 9.

Quest's unique, automated solution provides a quick, easy and cost-saving approach to web applications and web site testing, whether they're on the internet, intranet or extranet. With the extensive range of automated compatibility checks included, you can ensure browser upgrades or updates don't cause incident or an unnecessary burden on IT resources. The detailed reports help you to prioritize remediation and ensure that the issues with the greatest impact will get resolved first.

Quest.com/changebase-browser-compatibility - info@quest.com - @Quest

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