Defense Department Chief Information Offier Terry Halvorsen has said the military and DoD agencies all believe they can meet a January 2017 deadline to transition the Pentagon’s entire network to Windows 10, Fedscoop reported Friday.
Halvorsen told reporters the U.S. Navy‘s Next Generation Enterprise Network and the Marine Corps Enterprise Network will move into Windows 10 by January, according to the story by Billy Mitchell.
DoD Deputy Secretary Bob Work issued a directive in February for the military to migrate to Microsoft Windows 10 within the next 12 months.
Halvorsen added that some programs could be exempted from the deadline under a waiver, FedScoop reports.
He plans to release guidance to Pentagon employees for the application of Windows 10 on their personal computer, Mitchell reports.