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Windows 7 End-of-Support & Licensing Options

As you may already know, Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. Depending on which survey you read, there are currently still about as many Windows 7 systems deployed in business as there are Windows 10. (Studies that show Windows 10 ahead by a wide margin typically include home-user systems.) Business software conditions often lag the leading edge due to stability and cost concerns. Fortunately, both Microsoft and Foreground, a Microsoft Partner, have your back.

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I.T. Is Not Part of Accounting

History of IT Departments It is no secret that computers crunch numbers. So, it was natural that one of the first fields in which they were widely used was accounting. Computers probably have saved billions in dollars over the years by making accountants’ lives easier. It was therefore natural, for many years in business, to consider the computer department, or in modern parlance, the IT department, part of Accounting. We’re here to tell you that it is time to ditch this archaic concept, and your business may depend on it.

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