Windows 10 is now available worldwide and it’s highly recommended that anyone using an older version of Windows should upgraded sooner than later.
Microsoft have made many upgrades free to the public, so tt-exchange donations might not be the best route for your charity.
To figure out what to do, just decide whether your charity would benefit most from the Pro or Enterprise version, then take a look at the upgrade paths below to work out your best route going forward. Easy!
The Sabre Charitable Trust is a charity working to improve the lives of poor and marginalised children in Ghana.
They focus particularly on improving children’s access to quality, early-years education, which involves building better schools and delivering transformational teacher training among other things.
This case study explains the sorts of things they are doing to make sure that their award-winning Transformational Teacher Training programme has the best impact it possibly can on children and teachers in the Ghana.
The Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society is a charity that promotes the study of family history across three counties in Southwest Scotland. Due to the nature of modern research, having computers available for researchers is essential.
“Having been able to upgrade all our computers means that we’re all singing off the same songsheet, whether we are here or working outside or at home – there are no issues with file conversions, etc.”
Windows 10 is here! Useful features for end-users include a new Start menu, web browser, personal digital assistant, and more. IT admins will be more (or at least equally) interested in features like Azure Active Directory support and Windows Update for Business.
Below are some of the most important new features for both users and IT professionals in this version of Windows.
The Hull and East Riding branch of the RSPCA has recently undertaken a complete overhaul of their internal IT systems thanks to donations arranged through the tt-exchange programme.
“The centre deals with rehabilitation and rehoming,” explains Alison Ripley, the branch’s General Manager. “We see cruelty, neglect and abandonment, but we try hard to play a preventative role rather than simply coming in after the event.”
Wondering why there’s no longer a reference to year or version information in Microsoft product names in the tt-exchange catalogue?
We’ve simplified the names, and you can now choose the specific year or version on Microsoft’s VLSC website when you’re downloading the software. Find out more in this article.