6 MAJOR Impacts to Plan For in 2024

In the fast-paced realm of technology, staying ahead is paramount for business success. As we embark on a new year, being prepared for the imminent IT shifts in 2024 and 2025 is non-negotiable. Our latest video breaks down 6 impacts you want to be prepared for.

1. Windows 10 End of Support: Budgeting for Change
In October 2025, Windows 10 support concludes. Plan to upgrade PCs which support Windows 11 and budget to replace those which can not.

2. BT Copper Switch Off: Navigating Communication Changes
The end of BT's traditional copper network in 2025 will affect landlines and ISDN lines. Plan your move to alternative internet and VOIP solutions based on your business's unique needs.

3. Email Deliverability Challenges: Ensuring Message Delivery
With stringent measures against spam, phishing, and impersonation, sending emails is becoming complex. SPF, DKIM, and DMARC setups to ensure your emails are delivered and avoid common misconfigurations.

4. New Microsoft Outlook: Embracing Change
Microsoft introduces a new Outlook set to become the default. Explore the revamped interface, additional features, and the replacement of old Outlook COM add-ins with modern web add-ins.

5. Servers: Farewell to CentOS 7
For businesses running servers, bid farewell to CentOS 7 by June 2024 as it reaches end of support.

6. SQL Servers: Upgrading from SQL Server 2014
Servers with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 powering business applications need upgrading before July 2024 when 2014 becomes end of life.

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