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US Defense Department Begins Windows 10 Rollout

The US Department of Defense has begun to deploy Windows 10 on 4 million devices and systems. It's a big win for Microsoft's new OS.

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tjgkg
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2/18/2016 | 5:44:38 AM
A new day
I hope the DOD replaces military systems with it. As XP was being sunset, I read that many military systems were still using XP which is amazing. Then again many hospitals, banks and other important sectors also stayed on that platform. Too important to leave it to an operating system that is over 15 years old, even with support.
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2/18/2016 | 12:08:52 PM
"It's a big win for Microsoft's new OS"
Great article Kelly,

The title says it all...this IS a big, no... a HUGE win for Microsoft, as it goes to show that Windows 10 does provide the necessary level of security to provide Uncle Sam sufficient confidence to adopt it.

Kudos to Microsoft!!!

Since mobile was also mentioend, I wonder the level of impact this might have on the Windows Mobile Market?

Blackberry was synonimus for government entities using it as their sole mobile communication device, so it'll be interesting to see if by adopting windows mobile will cause a market shift? Or perhaps just assure Microsoft a good market to focus on.
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