Windows 8 at Insight
Changing work environments and Windows 8
How people work has changed dramatically over the last few years. Today, users have access to the latest technology in their personal lives, and are technically savvy.
Proliferation of devices, a variety of form factors, and the explosion of social media technologies push user expectations and people increasingly have a say in what technology they use to get the job done.
Windows is reimagined to support people’s unique working styles. Windows 8 is more intuitive and workers can more easily find what it is they need. The new user interface and app model enable businesses to create their own line-of-business apps to help improve worker productivity.
We know what’s important to IT administrators. Windows 8 improves on Windows 7 fundamentals like speed, reliability and security and Windows 8 works seamlessly with an existing Windows management infrastructure.
A better business tablet. With Windows 8 tablets, users can enjoy convenience and mobility benefits in addition to the familiarity and productivity benefits of Windows.
New possibilities for mobile productivity. Windows 8 provides expanded connectivity options for mobile users, allowing them to be productive practically anywhere.
Enhanced end-to-end security. Windows 8 provides enterprise-class security capabilities that keep clients more secure against malware intrusion, better protected with data encryption.
Manageability and virtualisation advancements. Windows 8 includes enhancements to manageability and virtualisation features to help IT administrators manage their client PCs.
Windows 7, only better
Great features, greater!
Features that were great in Windows 7, we made even better. With Windows 8, workers have the best of both worlds: a powerful new way of working with your PC, and the flexibility and power of the Windows desktop. Windows 8 contains all of the security and reliability features that you’ve come to expect from Windows. The features you expect to see in the desktop, like Jump Lists and Snap, are still there in Windows 8.
The power and familiarity of the Windows desktop is now complemented by an easy to use Start screen The Start
screen is a single location to launch all of your apps and see the latest updates so you know what’s going on. Live tiles display dynamic information from web services and other sources, allowing workers to access the latest data they need without having to launch the app.
Touch, mouse, and keyboard
With strong support for multi-touch and handwriting recognition, Windows 8 provides an intuitive and productive
way to work for touch-enabled devices. Windows 8 also has great mouse and keyboard support.
Choose the best device for your specific business scenario
- No compromise business tablets with Windows 8
- New possibilities with Windows to Go, DirectAccess
- improvements, and mobile broadband enhancements
Windows 8 Pro
- Gives you all of the great benefits of Windows 8
- Enhanced networking and data encryption features.
Windows 8 Enterprise
- Windows 8 Enterprise provides all the features in Windows 8 Pro
- This edition is available to Software Assurance customers, as well as MSDN
Windows Phone 8
- Business-ready phone: end-to-end encryption, secure boot, IRM, and secure application container
- Shared core with Windows 8 provides common user experience and app development efficiencies
- Office Hob built in
- High quality and value business companion device with Office apps pre-installed
- Office Home and Student 2013 RT commercial use rights for anyone whose primary device is licensed for Office with Software Assurance
- Support for VPN and virtual smartcard solution
A better business tablet
Windows 8 tablets bring together the convenience and mobility of a tablet with the productivity of a PC. With full support for touch, mouse, and keyboard, Windows 8 tablets run the majority of apps that run today on Windows 7 PCs. IT administrators can also manage and secure the majority of Windows 8 tablets using their existing management infrastructure.
Windows 8 is the basic edition of Windows..
Windows 8 Pro is for small and medium sized businesses...
Windows 8 Enterprise edition includes all the capabilities of Windows 8 Pro...
The new Start screen has all of the information you care about in one place...
The new user interface for Windows 8 seems like a big change and my employees are already comfortable with Windows 7
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