Your Lifestyle, your choice
Windows 8 is a revolutionary new way of thinking by Microsoft. It’s a slick, fast, and sexy design which has been designed with versatility in mind. It is perfect for a spectrum of devices: from compact, touch-enabled tablets and lightweight notebooks, to PCs and large, powerful all-in-ones with high-definition screens. With Windows 8, you don’t have to choose between a touch device and a hard-working PC because you can have it both ways. Whether you like to stay put or work on the go, you’re browsing apps, reading a book, or typing on the go with touch, creating a project that requires the more productive horsepower of a traditional mouse and keyboard, or doing everything at once, Windows 8 makes it easy. You use whatever works best, whenever it works best -no more compromise. Windows 8 Pro helps keeps it all at your fingertips wherever and whenever you need it. And not only can you access your files, devices, apps, and media, you can do so with confidence knowing Windows 8 Pro is there helping to protect your information and privacy.
The great part about Windows 8, is that Microsoft have incorporated the familiar desktop, but made it so much easier to use, as well as adding a whole new range of exciting services. The new Start screen has all of the information you care about in one place, such as your contacts, the weather, and the next appointment on your calendar. Windows 8 is truly yours: websites, news, people, contacts, and your favorite apps are front and center. You decide how to organize and group things on the screen, and therefore, viewing and interacting with content is faster than ever. The tiles on your Start screen are brimming with content, and they change and update in real time so you can see what’s going on and stay on top of things.
Apps are the heart of Windows 8 and the new operating system provides you with built in apps, and access to the Windows store where you can easily browse, try, buy and manage apps for thousands of apps. The majority of your existing apps that run on Windows 7 will run on Windows 8.
Designed for Your Business
Windows 8 has been designed not only for the home user, but with small businesses in mind. As well as offering unbeatable discounts on multi-user licenses, it is also cloud-connected. A Microsoft account is like a portable, personal PC that appears on any Windows 8 device you’re using. Sign in to your Windows 8 device with your Microsoft account and you’re immediately connected to the people, files, and settings you care about. Your PC comes to life with all the things that make Windows yours, including your Start page, themes, language preferences, browsing history, and browser favorites. You can connect your favorite services to your Microsoft account, too—services like Microsoft Hotmail, Microsoft Messenger, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more. And you can immediately get to your photos, docs, and other files, whether they’re on Microsoft SkyDrive, Facebook, Flickr, or other services. Always feel connected as your apps, profile, people and settings can sync automatically on any Windows 8 device. Your mail, calendar, and contacts are always handy and accessible through built-in apps that automatically stay current and organized via Exchange ActiveSync.
Accessing your office network is simplicity itself with VPN client available on Windows 8 Pro. This native software helps more securely connect you to your network from a remote location, allowing you to work from virtually anywhere. But what if work takes you away from internet access? No problem. Just use Mobile broadband, the built-in broadband feature in Windows 8 Pro that makes it easier to get connected and stay connected even if Wi-Fi is not available. Built-in Wi-Fi helps manage which connection to use as it automatically switches to Wi-Fi (vs. mobile broadband) if they’re available, which saves costs and improves bandwidth.
With Windows 8 Pro, you can access files, apps and media from your desktop via another Windows based device with Remote Desktop. It provides access to another device running Windows via the internet, so you can access what you need, or allow IT to help from remote locations.
Simply put, Windows 8 Pro provides you a faster, simpler, and better way to do it all by delivering more security, control, flexibility, and balance. All while giving you a better way to connect, a faster way to get it done and a simpler way to manage it all. Windows 8 Pro is truly built for business and compatible with life.