As business professionals, it’s imperative that you keep your organization's technology up to date with the latest operating systems and software patches, as lapses of network security can be devastating. Microsoft is releasing its next operating system, Windows 10, on July 29th, 2015. To entice users to upgrade to their new offering, Microsoft is offering a free upgrade to those who currently use Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
What does this mean for your business? To say the least, it’s now more economically viable to be running the most recent software on your PCs than ever before. SCW wants to help your business take advantage of this opportunity before it’s too late.
What’s New with Windows 10?
Features for tech veterans and new users alike.
Microsoft is combining the metro interface from Windows 8 with the familiar Start menu and desktop functionality of Windows 7, making Windows 10 an exceptionally user-friendly operating system for all Windows users.
New features of Windows 10 include:
- Microsoft’s brand-new web browser, Edge. The new Browsing interface which has been designed to deliver content in the most user-friendly manner possible.
- Cortana. The familiar voice assistant from Windows Phone will be available on all versions of Windows 10. She learns more about you based on your habits, so she can be more helpful in the future.
- Cross-device compatibility. This feature allows Windows 10 to be used on a PC, tablet, or phone. You’ll always have the full version of Windows 10 with you wherever you go, allowing you to accomplish more while on the go than ever before. The Windows Phone version of Windows 10 will launch as soon as September 2015.
- Virtual desktop capabilities. Integrated VDI options allow users to run multiple different applications without cluttering the screen, increasing productivity and efficiency. You can group tasks by project to easily organize your work.
Why You Need Windows 10
It’s more than just a fancy upgrade.
When you’re using the most recent operating system, you have access to the latest patches and security updates from Microsoft. This means that your systems will be up to date. Additionally, Windows 10 has more powerful built-in security features than any previous Windows operating systems, helping your network stay secure from external threats.
Arrange Your Upgrade Today
Plan for the future and you plan for success.
Your business should be taking advantage of the latest software solutions in order to increase productivity and efficiency. We can help you ease your business’ transition to a new operating system. Contact SCW today at (509) 534-1530 today to find out how we can present your organization with our valuable IT services and solutions.