The US Navy is paying Microsoft $9.1 million for continued Windows XP support
Officially, Microsoft ended support of its 13-year old operating system Windows XP over a year ago. Yet, even with all that time, many government and military organizations are still using the outdated OS on their PCs, and are paying Microsoft for special support. The latest example is he US Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, who has signed a $9.1 million contract extension with Microsoft that will allow the company to keep offering Windows XP software update for that division.
According to Ars Technica:
Despite its age and its lack of official support, the latest data from Net Applications shows that Windows XP was used by 14.60% of all PCs worldwide in May 2015.
Source: Ars Technica
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