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Vendor: MicrosoftProduct: Windows & Windows ServerComponent: Internet ExplorerDate: 13th October 2020Target: Everyone
What's newIE11 will no longer be supported after 13th October 2020 and will go into extended End of Life support until 2025.
How does this affect me?
- Any Windows or Windows Servers still using IE11 need to be migrated to Microsoft Edge or other product.
- Any applications using IE components need to migrate over to .NET Core.
- Applications, such as Microsoft Teams, will no longer use or allow the user of IE11 and will default to Edge.
- Intranet applications designed for IE will need to be modernised for newer browsers.
- Market share of IE11 is 1.41%, mainly older PCs or PCs with intranet applications might still be using IE11.
- Extended EOL is available only to Enterprise customers and will be an additional cost per instance for Microsoft to provide support.
What do I need to do?
- Audit your Server and PC estate and evaluate which PCs still use IE11.
- Deploy Edge or an alternative browser to your estate.
- If your device is a Datcom managed device we will automatically upgrade the edition of Office for you.
- If your device is unmanaged you will need to log a ticket with Datcom or your 1st line support to receive the upgrade.