Analysts believe that if Microsoft will not release an update for Windows XP, and users will continue to work with it, it can lead to a global crisis in the field of technology.
Many experts doubt that Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP, April 8, 2014. Recall that this time Microsoft will no longer issue official updates and bug fixes in this version of the OS. However, companies will have the opportunity to pay for expensive support contracts Windows XP.
It goes without saying that the computers based on Windows XP will not stop their work, but they will be vulnerable to malicious attacks that use vulnerabilities in the operating system to be detected and corrected in the OS.
Some researchers have noted that the subsequent use of Windows XP can lead to massive problems. Microsoft analyst Michael Cherry (Michael Cherry) said: “The issue of security with XP can cause huge misunderstandings on the internet, for example massive DDoS-attack. This can be a global crisis in the field of technology. And in this situation, Microsoft will have to make the right decisions and to publish corrections. “
Analyst at Gartner said: “They (Ed. – Microsoft) support XP longer than any other products, so it is right to bring it to fruition.”
Pescatore experts point out that the right solution for Microsoft will continue to support XP in order to keep users and market share of operating systems.