Early reviews of Microsoft's Windows 10 were mostly glowing. Corporate buyers leaped at the chance to see whether...
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the much-buzzed-about test version lived up to the hype. Experts and users alike praised the touch-based user experience, as well as the slew of new features and upgrades, including virtual assistant Cortana, a built-in default search engine, a revamped start menu and better security. David Johnson, analyst at Forrester Research Inc. in Cambridge, Mass., said that thanks to improvements like better usability and incremental system updates, "Windows 10 will be adopted as an enterprise IT standard."
The positive accounts, however, don't mean that an upgrade to Windows 10 comes without enterprise concerns, including questions around application compatibility between Windows 7 and 10, and data privacy issues related to Cortana. Will the celebration continue once enterprises start deploying the new OS?
Join our #CIOChat on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. EST to discuss the impact of Windows 10 deployment on the enterprise. On hand will be guest expert Will Lassalle, CIO at JLS Technology USA and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, who has been beta-testing Windows 10 for six months. Discussion topics may include application integration and management, developing apps for Windows 10, security functions, data privacy and how Windows as a service will influence IT deployment strategies.
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