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Microsoft promises twice-yearly Windows 10, O365 updates – with just 18 months' support

Daniel von Asmuth Bronze badge

From 13 years (XP) to 18 months

Now companies will need three teams of system administrators: let's say the A team starts testing the 201704 release for nine months, performs a migration in three months and supports its users for six months, while the B team waits for the 201710 upgrade and a year after the A team, the C team starts testing the 201804 version, when the A team takes a short holiday before tackling the 201810 release, etc.

Since they are only minor updates, 12 months for testing and migration should suffice.

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