End of support for IE

Microsoft has announced end of life for Internet Explorer version 10 and earlier

What is end of support?

Beginning January, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical supports and security updates. Internet Explorer 11 is the last version of Internet Explorer, and will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

Internet Explorer 11 offers improved security, increased performance, better backward compatibility, and support for the web standards that power today’s websites and services. Microsoft encourages customers to upgrade and stay up-to-date on the latest browser for a faster, more secure browsing experience.

What does this mean?

It means you should take action. After January, 2016, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer. Security updates patch vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malware, helping to keep users and their data safer. Regular security updates help protect computers from malicious attacks, so upgrading and staying current is important.

How will we help?

All Datcom Managed IT customers devices will be automatically updated. For customers not on Managed IT contracts we will send around email notifications and contact you about upgrading.

Get in touch

Call us on 0333 000 3210 or Email us solutions@datcom.co.uk

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