On the 8th April 2014 Microsoft officially withdrew support for their Windows XP Operating System (OS). With the widespread use of this system throughout computers and devices in industrial operations – many companies are wondering how this willimpact their system and what they should do next.

Belden have written a white paper discussing what this end of support means for those businesses which are responsible for keeping industrial processes running smoothly. Topics covered in the white paper are as follows;

  • Guiding you in identifying your complete Windows XP inventory.
  • Presenting three options for protecting your operations moving forward.
  • Detailing the “domino effect” on equipment, software and other systems – triggered by upgrading Windows XP systems.
  • Explaining how industrial firewalls protect your applications immediately and allow for the lengthy upgrade process.

Windows_XP_BannerTo take a look at the products which Electroustic & Belden can offer to assist in dealing with your solution to this XP issue, please click on the following links;

To read the Belden whitepaper, click and follow this link:- Windows XP End of Service: Practical Options for Industrial ApplicationsShould you have any questions or need to speak to us about any of the products discussed in this paper please contact Electroustic on 01908 307200.