According to TechNet, on April 8, 2014 Microsoft will no longer provide support, effectively ending their security updates for Windows XP.  After analyzing the different Microsoft operating systems, Windows XP has an infection rate six times higher than the most-current Windows 8.

Minimizing your company’s exposure to harmful viruses and data-stealing malware is a top concern for small and medium-sized business owners. A data leak or a Trojan virus can hurt your company’s reputation and daily operations.

Upgrading your operating system before the deadline is one way to protect your business from harmful intrusions. Viruses and malware are big business and are not going away any time soon.