Tech trends and news relevant to small and midsize businesses.

Windows 2008 Server End of Life

Mon, May, 06, 2019 @ 11:05 AM

Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 End of Life

Windows 2008 servers are fast approaching their end of life date in January of 2020. End of life simply means that Microsoft will no longer be supporting the product. As that date approaches here are a few...

Windows Server 2008 and End-of-Life

Thu, Apr, 18, 2019 @ 13:04 PM

Windows Server 2008 & R2 end of life is drawing near.

Sagiss CTO Jim Lancaster discusses the hot topic of Windows Server 2008 end-of-life and covers the key reasons why businesses should plan to migrate from the aging software as soon as...

What is EOL Software, and Why Should You Care?

Tue, Apr, 16, 2019 @ 14:04 PM

What you need to know as the Windows 7 end of life and Windows Server 2008 end of life dates approach.

Are you familiar with the term End-of-Life, as it pertains to software? Hopefully so, especially if you’re in the position of managing your...

Windows 7 End of Life (EOL) Update

Wed, Apr, 10, 2019 @ 16:04 PM

As end-of-life approaches for Windows 7, users are finally beginning to migrate en masse to Windows 10.

On January 20, 2020, Microsoft will officially cease support for its venerable Windows 7 operating system. This means the end of patches and...

Windows 7 End of Life (EoL) Overview

Tue, Mar, 05, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

This article is a follow-up to our blog post from January, the End of Life for Windows 7

Microsoft has announced the rates and pricing structure for anyone seeking to purchase Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESUs).

To recap, Microsoft...

Windows 7 Exit Strategy

Tue, Mar, 05, 2019 @ 09:03 AM

All instances of Windows 7, both consumer and professional versions, will cease to receive support from Microsoft on January 14, 2020. 

Windows 7 has been the focus of many discussions in our office recently. Earlier this year Sagiss CTO Jim...

Pulling your Data from Google+

Wed, Feb, 06, 2019 @ 12:02 PM

Following years of neglect and two very high-profile data breaches, Google+ is officially shutting down.

According to a statement by Google, users will no longer be able to create new profiles, pages, communities or events after Feb 4, 2019. The...

Windows 7 End of Life

Thu, Jan, 17, 2019 @ 11:01 AM

Windows 7, originally released in October 2009, has become one of the most popular operating systems used by businesses today.

Within two years of its original release, Microsoft had sold 450 million licenses, making it the fastest selling...