Zones can lead you to “Zero Touch” efficiency as you plan your Windows 10 deployment

Windows 10 is indisputably Microsoft’s best operating system to date. It’s a refreshing mix of the best things from Windows 8 plus returning to the spirit of Windows 7. And, considering the recent wave of cybersecurity threats, you’ll find it comforting to know Microsoft is doubling down on its existing security efforts to use the cloud to analyze security threats and prevent attacks.

So, as you plan for your Windows 10 adoption, trying to figure out the best way to deploy it and making the right choices to meet the needs of your organizations may seem daunting. It doesn’t have to be.

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As an authorized Microsoft Licensing Solutions Partner (LSP) and a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), we combine tools, people, and processes to help you gain deep insight into everything that’s on your corporate network – and what you need to know about it – to plan for upcoming projects, eliminate unnecessary costs, and minimize risk. Continue reading

Are you ready for Windows 10?

Ready or not, here’s Windows 10.

Whether Microsoft’s latest operating system is proliferating in the corporate space due to consumer adoption, or through sheer force in partnership with OEMs, we know that businesses are adopting Windows 10 twice as fast as Windows 7. Intel Kaby Lake (7th generation) processors will only support Windows 10. Devices with Windows 7 or 8.1 running on Intel Skylake (6th generation) chips will lose support in July of this year.

IT departments are pressed for time and have limited options. Either upgrade all devices to Windows 10 Enterprise via volume licensing, or manage two operating systems as devices are refreshed. Choosing the former option allows your organization to fully take advantage of Windows 10 Enterprise edition, in particular. Continue reading

Empower your mobile workforce to do more

6th-generation Intel® Core processors deliver advanced Windows 10 features everywhere you go

Mobility Blog Art 2Windows 10 is the right operating system at the right time. It’s touch enabled, but not touch-dependent; it moves easily from platform to platform for a consistent user experience; the Start menu is back where it belongs; and new features like the Microsoft Edge browser and Continuum, that brings PC-like capability to smartphones, provide innovative productivity experiences only available on Windows 10.

Intel’s 6th Gen Core processors deliver up to two and a half times better performance, triple the battery life, and graphics that are 30 times better for seamless and smooth gaming and video experiences versus the average 5-year-old computer. They can also be half as thin and half the weight, have faster wake up time, and battery life that lasts virtually all day.

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Meet Windows 10

The Windows operating system that’s mobile, secure, and built to last

wb_T3_EnterpriselBus_hero_desktopWindows 10 is familiar, and better than ever.

With welcome similarities to Windows 7 – including the Start menu – people using Windows 10 will feel like experts right away. New features like Continuum and Microsoft Edge provide innovative productivity experiences only available on Windows 10.

On 2-in-1 devices you can run in desktop or tablet mode, seamlessly switching between type and touch inputs. Continuum for Phone even allows you to use your phone like a desktop.

Windows 10 also delivers entirely new ways to protect your systems and data. With features like Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport, it’s easier to adopt biometrics and multi-factor authentication.

Windows 10 also has built-in defenses to help protect your critical business information from leaks or theft, while separating corporate from personal files. Technologies like Secure Boot and Device Guard ensure you’re protected from power-on to power-off. Continue reading