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Survey of IT professionals finds they prefer PCmover Enterprise over Microsoft’s User State Migration Tool

Our latest IT survey results are in! We're excited to announce that IT managers and IT teams prefer PCmover Enterprise over Microsoft’s User State Migration Tool (USMT). While USMT is built into Windows as a free tool, our survey of IT managers and IT staff using USMT to upgrade computers to the latest version of Windows found that, while many appreciated USMT’s time-saving benefits, 25% of respondents noted it was difficult to implement.

Included in the survey comments: “It (USMT) works, but it’s not pretty.” Other IT staff and managers declared there is a “high learning curve,” and many said that USMT “is powerful, but hard to use.”

“Because USMT is actually a toolkit and specifically will not transfer applications, there is a mismatch between IT’s desires and USMT’s capabilities,” says Thomas Koll, CEO of Laplink Software. “This is apparent in the survey responses. And that’s why we provide PCmover Enterprise with full support for automatically transferring applications. Plus, our company is known for its first-class technical support, which provides help with configuring PCmover to meet the specific needs of each customer.”

Since Laplink Software only focuses on PC migration software, the good news is that you can use PCmover for any scenario where you need to transfer data, applications, and settings from one PC to another PC. For nearly 40 years, Laplink has been the leader in consumer, SMB, and enterprise PC migration software, and has earned the loyalty and trust of millions of organizations and customers worldwide.

You can read more about the survey results in our news release.

 

About Laplink Software, Inc. 

For nearly 40 years, Laplink has been a global leader in consumerSMB, and enterprise PC migration software, and has earned the loyalty and trust of millions of organizations and customers worldwide. The company’s PCmover software saves time and budget, reduces migration risks, and increases efficiency. Only PCmover’s proprietary technology includes full selectivity that transfers data, applications, and settings from an old PC to a new one, even if the two PCs run different versions of Windows. The privately held company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. 

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