Windows 8: Suitability for enterprises

627 views

Published on

Microsoft has introduced Windows 8, a remarkable operating system with touch capability. Availability of several compatible devices of different sizes and form factors, including Surface from Microsoft, leaves the customers spoilt for choice.

Published in: Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
627
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
7
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Windows 8: Suitability for enterprises

  1. 1. Windows 8: Suitability for Enterprises1 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  2. 2. Windows 8: Suitability for Enterprises Microsoft has introduced Windows 8, a remarkable operating system with touch capability. Availability of several compatible devices of different sizes and form factors, including Surface from Microsoft, leaves the customers spoilt for choice. The purpose of this paper is to understand how enterprises can benefit from Windows 8 and the challenges they face in adoption.2 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  3. 3. The Run-up To Windows 8 Vs. People who carried iPad In a recent survey and Android-based The use of Windows 8 conducted by smart devices to work will help avoid device Gartner, 70% of the found that actually doing duplication and tackle respondent work-related jobs on BYOD-related security organizations said that them was challenging, challenges as well. they have or are and were forced to lug Tablets powered by planning to have the laptop along as well. Windows 8 will enhance BYOD policies in Further, there were productivity at work, and place security and compliance enable users to issues related to official consume content, use work on non-Windows apps and play games at devices home3 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  4. 4. Benefits For Businesses Security & Compliance Enterprise Apps Content Sharing Virtualization Benefits Performance Control of Data Usage Centralized Backup Management4 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  5. 5. Challenges Windows 8 works best with Steep usability and touch, whereas PCs in learning curve, users most enterprises are habituated to traditional mouse-based. interfaces LOB Systems not Upgrade from Windows 7 compatible with IE10, the to Windows 8 may face browser for Windows 8 budgetary constraints5 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  6. 6. Wipro’s Experience With Windows 8 Starting from the consumer and release preview versions, Wipro has been using Windows 8 months and developing Windows 8 Apps since March 2012. The company’s intranet sites have been functioning smoothly and there are no major issues related to browser or App compatibility. Currently, Wipro’s Windows 8 lab is in the process of building a suite of Windows 8 Apps. The Windows 8 Content Delivery Framework enables connecting to different Content Management Systems (CMS) and presents the same in a Windows 8 App. The lab is using the new operating system for a range of touch screen devices6 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  7. 7. Conclusion  Windows 8 radically departs from earlier editions of Windows operating systems, and is packed with new user friendly features that can simplify several work- related activities.  Although the radical change in the user interface is likely to overwhelm users initially, with a bit of practice they will surely find the experience enriching.  Currently, many enterprises are testing the efficacy of Windows 8. Technology companies on the other hand, are working on business apps for the new OS that will further enhance efficiency and productivity of businesses.7 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  8. 8. For more details please visit the link below: http://www.wipro.com/Documents/insights/Windows8_suita bility_for_enterprises.pdf8 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  9. 9. About Wipro Council for Industry Research Wipro set up the Council for Industry Research, comprised of domain and technology experts from the organization, to address the needs of customers. It specifically surveys innovative strategies that will help customers gain competitive advantage in the market. The Council, in collaboration with leading academic institutions and industry bodies, studies market trends to help equip organizations with insights to facilitate their IT and business strategies. For more information on the Research Council visit www.wipro.com/insights or mail wipro.insights@wipro.com9 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  10. 10. About Wipro Technologies Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology” – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognised globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has over 140,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com10 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL
  11. 11. Thank You ©Wipro Limited, 2013. All rights reserved. For more information visit www.wipro.com No part of this document may be reproduced in whole or in part without the written permission of the authors. Wipro is not liable for any business outcome based on the views presented in this document. For specific implementation clients should take advise from their client engagement manager.11 © 2013 WIPRO LTD | WWW.WIPRO.COM | CONFIDENTIAL

×