Department of Defense sets sights on Windows 10 upgrade within a year U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft

Department of Defense sets sights on Windows 10 upgrade within a year

Microsoft set lofty goals for Windows 10 adoption, and business customers have been been eager to explore upgrading. One of Microsoft's biggest customers just made a big public commitment to make the plunge within the next year: The Department of Defense.

Microsoft shared the news in a blog post, stating that a focus on security helped drive the upgrade forward:

The Secretary of Defense has directed all U.S. DoD agencies to begin the rapid deployment of the Microsoft Windows 10 throughout their respective organizations for information systems currently utilizing Microsoft Operating Systems. From laptops to desktops to mobile devices, including Surface devices, the DoD is targeting its Windows 10 upgrade for completion in a year, an unprecedented move for a customer with the size and complexity of the DoD.

Read the full post at Microsoft. Have you considered the upgrade to Windows 10? Let us know what you're thinking in the comments, or share your thoughts directly via email at [email protected] or on Twitter at @WindowsITPro.

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