This latest update to Windows servicing schedule nearly gets it right, Microsoft should have pushed the support window to 36 months.
Windows 7 support will end in 2020, but for an additional fee it can be extended for three years.
It followed the same policy with Windows XP, but those deals tended to be done behind closed doors, and organisations had more pressing security reasons for migrating from Windows XP, rather than dragging their feet.
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Windows 10 is updated differently to previous versions of the platform. According to Microsoft, all future updates with a targeted release for the month of September will be supported for 30 months.
Microsoft also lengthened the Windows 10 update cycle for enterprises and educational customers, following feedback requesting more time for change management.
However, that's not very long for large businesses and schools, so Microsoft has sweetened the deal for Windows 10 Education and Enterprise users by offering 30 months of support for each October release.
All now supported feature updates of Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions (versions 1607, 1703, 1709, and 1803) will be supported for 30 months from their original release date offering more time for change management as enterprises move to a faster update cycle. The platform is steadily increasing market share and with Windows 7 support ending in less than two years, a boom of upgrades are expected. He confirms that enterprise customers will be able to pay for extended support on Windows 7. You can skip one feature update, but if you try to stretch that out to 18 months you'll be deploying new feature updates as soon as they're released and then dealing with issues on your production network. Microsoft says feature updates will have a split support timeframe. That's being extended to also cover Windows 8.1, up until January 2023, and Windows Server 2016, up until October 2025. Access to the cloud, Office 365 ProPlus will remain on Windows 7 ESU paid until January 2023. Similarly, support for version 1709 (released less than one year ago) will end on April 9, 2019.