Windows 8's Best Chance Depends On BYOD?
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User Rank: Apprentice
5/17/2013 | 8:53:27 AM
re: Windows 8's Best Chance Depends On BYOD?
Wow. 38%. I guess it is a good result for a company which used to pwn the 95%...
Andrew Hornback
Andrew Hornback,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/17/2013 | 1:25:42 AM
re: Windows 8's Best Chance Depends On BYOD?
People are actually buying Windows 8 for use in a business environment or even for home and then bringing them to work?

The reason that I ask is that in supporting an organization of over 1,000 users, I've only had one person come to me with a Windows 8 system (a small, netbook sized laptop) and it was to help install RAM for it since 4 GB clearly wasn't enough for the system.

There haven't even been the questions asked about what the IT department thinks about Win8 or what systems we recommend for use with it - and this is in an organization that's utilizing and deploying cutting edge technology across the board.

Overall, Win8 hasn't made enough of a noise to get our attention. Maybe that's different elsewhere... would love to hear if someone's actually made a business case for using Win8 (either as a desktop OS or mobile OS) in an enterprise environment.

Andrew Hornback
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