Public Health England (PHE) to migrate its 5,500 staff to Windows 10 devices

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Staffordshire-based system builder Stone Group will supply
Public Health England (PHE) with 6,200 Toshiba and Lenovo
devices powered by Microsoft’s latest desktop system and
migrate its 5,500 staff to Windows 10 devices, as part of
the deal.

It certainly makes sense for Public Health England (PHE) weaned
on Windows 7 devices to migrate to Windows 10 as Microsoft
would stop supporting the old operating system by January 2020.

“This means we are very well placed to help PHE transition to
the new Windows 10 devices seamlessly. For PHE, this was a real
game changer, and eased their decision to choose Stone as their
preferred supplier,” says Simon Pettit, corporate director at
Stone Group.

It is also worth noting that new Windows 10 devices will be
pre-configured to use Stone’s System Centre Configuration
Manager solution.

It’s likely that the migration will complete real soon but the
organization also has to deal with compatibility issues
that need to be addressed before switching some systems to
Windows 10.

In the past few years, the organizations with Windows 10 have
praised the operating system for both security and performance.
Needless to say, Windows 10 is the most secure version of
Microsoft’s desktop platform and it has also improved the
application performance on some hardware.

In April, the United States Department of Defense (DoD) also
completed the migration to Windows 10 with nearly all systems
running the Microsoft’s latest desktop operating.

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