The prediction from Gartner's Stephen Kleynhans follows Microsoft's announcement that it will extend support for Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education to 30 months.
Stories by Gregg Keizer
While Microsoft is extending support to 30 months for customers who purchased Enterprise and Educational versions of Windows 10, it's not doing so for those who use Windows 10 Pro.
Microsoft will let Office 2016 users connect to Microsoft's online services for three more years than the company had earlier said.
Mozilla has ended browser security updates for the outdated versions of Windows; the only Top 5 browser still supporting Windows XP is Opera.
The developer agreed to offer 'Windows 7 Extended Security Updates' for three years beyond the operating system's January 2020 retirement date.
Microsoft announced the official name for the next major Windows 10 release at the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.
Mozilla’s browser will first target trackers that slow down page loading, then tackle cross-site trackers that follow users around the web.
In keeping with previous years’ launch timing, the upgrades to iOS and macOS are expected to roll out to the public on Sept. 18 and 25, respectively.
Frequent, large updates may have stopped companies with limited bandwidth from upgrading to Windows 10.
A "back-then-forward" model will govern patches starting with Windows 10 version 1809.
Starting in September, only Macs running macOS Sierra or High Sierra will receive new Office 365 feature updates.
The company will stop supporting Firefox ESR 52, the final release that is compatible with legacy add-ons, in two weeks.
The smaller updates will make their debut with the release of Windows 10 version 1809, due in September.
The browser, launched July 24, uses the OS's own notification center to post messages; users must be running Windows 10 1607 or later.
Microsoft may be close to offering multi-session remote desktop access to Windows 10 Enterprise, allowing for as many as 10 simultaneous connections.