Look before you leap: A lesson in OS migration staff

IT analysts at Boston-based Partners Healthcare System Inc. shared their insights with on a recent internal study about how and when it will migrate from Windows 2000. Watch for coverage when Partners makes its final decision.

Unsupported Windows a disaster waiting to happen

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Partners Healthcare System is looking to migrate off Windows 2000, but leaving some systems in place past Microsoft's extended support date during a phased-in upgrade is "untenable."

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