The benefits of moving to Windows 8.1 Pro for Business today

The benefits of moving to Windows 8.1 Pro for business today

According to Forrester Research, 80 percent of workers do at least some work outside the office. This is confirmed by a study from AMI Partners, which found that 55% of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) now support a mobile workforce, a number that continues to grow as they play catch up on this growing trend to perform work functions in more than one location. Employees may use a desktop at headquarters, a laptop at home, and a tablet or smartphone while on the move.

And that’s what Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro is all about. It has the power to transform any business by unleashing its full mobility potential. This business-class operating system operates on a range of devices to fit any need, desire or budget. This includes 2-in-1s, all-in-ones, tablets, laptops and PCs. No matter what devices the business already has in-house, and what devices employees use remotely, Windows 8.1 Pro will be able to run on virtually all of them.

So why is now a good time to upgrade? Read on and find out.

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Licensing Tablets For The Enterprise: A Primer

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As consumers increasingly use tablets in their work life,  IT and licensing managers are facing a new series of headaches. Like it or not, though, tablets in the enterprise are here to stay.

Softchoice wanted to help take the sting out of this brave new world with a primer designed to give guidance for delivering and licensing business apps through tablets.

This new brief, written by Softchoice’s virtualization and licensing experts, focuses on the burdens of trying to license a non-Microsoft OS tablet, such as Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. In it, we cover three common methods to do so:

  • Method 1: VMware infrastructure
  • Method 2: Citrix Infrastructure
  • Method 3: Microsoft only Infrastructure

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Hopefully, getting you the help you need can turn this tablet predicament into a bright spot. After all – enabling workers to be more mobile, and productive, can be an incredible strategic feat.

As the licensing guidelines become more clear in this area (the laws seem to be getting written, as we speak), our team of licensing experts will report back regularly. If you had any specific questions, today, fill in this request form and we’ll get back to you with helpful advice right away.