Microsoft releases Windows 8 Guide for Business

Windows 8 offers enhanced security, network connectivity, multiple form factors, energy conservation, and Internet Explorer 10

Windows 8 soft keyboard user interface

By Stephen Pate – While some will focus on the touch interface, there are substantial improvements in Windows 8 that addresses energy costs, organizational security and productivity both within the corporate network and through mobile access.  Continue reading

Microsoft Windows 8 will link users to The Cloud more easily than Apple iCloud

Microsoft SkyDrive provides more almost seamless Cloud storage and streaming on Windows 8, medium and large organization official use is unpredictable

Everything is The Cloud these days and Microsoft will up the ante in being your Cloud provider with Windows 8 SkyDrive integration.  Whether or not IT departments sanction SkyDrive is unclear. However with MS Office integration straight out of the box, SkyDrive will quickly spread among users both in business and for personal use.  Continue reading

Apple joins stampede to the Cloud with OS X Lion

Apple moves software distribution to the cloud where many companies already are

Apple OS X Lion only available as download from the Cloud

From NJN – With the release of OS X or Lion, Apple has stopped shipping software in white boxes with CD ROM media.

Most of us are already using the Cloud whether we know it or not.

Apple software is only available by download from the App Store. To reinforce the point, the latest MAC hardware doesn’t have a CD ROM drive.
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