Microsoft recently announced that it was going to end its support for the Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014. The move means that computer users who are still on Windows XP will no longer be protected against faults or security vulnerabilities.
What all clients are looking for today is stability. They want uptime, availability and minimal change although they are receptive to new ICT advances if it is clear they will contribute to efficiency - or reduce costs.
Companies turn to IT Force to resource IT staff for a range of reasons such as a staff embargo, reduced IT workforce, the need to augment their team from time to time or if a major IT project is taking place.
Focusing on particular areas will give IT resource providers a competitive advantage in their chosen speciality. The key area of focus at IT Force is the provision of infrastructure and project manager specialists.
We certainly have clients now who are ambitious to secure a fully virtualised ICT set-up and who understand the business benefits. Some of them are quite literally starting from scratch but they tend to have a clear idea of where they need to get to.