Windows 8

By general
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Aug 7th, 2013
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Channelnomics Perspectives / Channelnomics Analysts and pundits may debate how well Windows 8 is selling, but it doesn’t matter. The operating system is here, and it’s dragging a number of new products into the channel. This isn’t just an opportunity to sell a new version of Windows, but to start a broader conversation about modernizing […]...
By Stuart_R_Crawford
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Jun 4th, 2013
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Stuart R. Crawford / Stuart Crawford It turns out the Microsoft didn’t hit a home run with Windows 8, which surprises virtually no one since they seem to have better success with every other operating system. Windows 95, no. Windows 98, yes. Windows 2000, no. Windows XP, yes. Vista, no. Windows 7, yes. Windows 8, […]...
By general
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Apr 12th, 2013
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/ SMB Nation In response to yesterday’s report by various analysts that Microsoft Windows 8 has not been able to curb declining PC sales, the tech giant said it will offer SMBs (up to 249 users) a 15% discount on the combined price of Windows 8 Pro and Office 2013 upgrades if they buy before […]...
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Feb 8th, 2013
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/ CRN End users are asking VARs about the Surface Windows 8 Pro, but there aren’t many answers from Microsoft on when the channel can sell it. Read More...
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Jan 9th, 2013
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Larry Walsh / Channelnomics At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced Windows 8 sales have surpassed 60 million units. What remain unclear are where those licenses are going and whether the touch-oriented operating system will become a rainmaker for PC vendors and solution providers. Read More...
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Jan 8th, 2013
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/ CRN Panasonic launched Tuesday what it claims to be the first ever “ruggedized” Windows 8 tablet, the new Toughpad G1. Read More...
By general
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Jan 7th, 2013
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Hannah Breeze / Channelnomics Webroot is playing down a bug in its antivirus software which saw some users locked out of new Microsoft Windows 8 machines last month. Read More...
By general
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Dec 28th, 2012
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Chris Gonsalves / Channelnomics If you’re a fan of the blocky Metro user interface and absent Start button in Windows 8, you’re going to love the next version of the OS, which appears to feature more of the same. Read More...
By general
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Dec 11th, 2012
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/ SMB Nation Lenovo today released the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch Ultrabook that has been optimized for Windows 8. This is currently the lightest 14’’ touch laptop on the market. Features of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch include: Read More...
By general
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Dec 3rd, 2012
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/ CRN Web analytics firm’s findings hint that more Windows 8 sales are being made through PC manufacturers rather than upgrades. Read More...
By general
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Nov 30th, 2012
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/ SMB Nation It was launched with all the hype and fanfare in New York City last month, on the weekend before Hurricane Sandy came to town. However, Windows 8,  so far, according to market research firm The NPD Group, has not provided the predicted “boost” for the consumer Windows PC and tablet market. Read […]...
By general
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Nov 30th, 2012
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/ SMB Nation Yesterday, Microsoft released a blog outlining the availability and pricing of the new Surface Tablet with Windows 8 Pro. According to Microsoft, there will be two versions of the Surface Tablet with Windows 8 Pro available in January 2013, a standalone 64GB version ($899.00) and a 128GB version ($999.00). Both versions will […]...
By general
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Nov 30th, 2012
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/ CRN New research numbers from The NPD Group reveal that since Windows 8’s launch, there has been a significant drop in Windows-based PC sales vs. the same period last year. Read More...
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Nov 16th, 2012
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/ CRN At its Sapphire Now conference in Madrid this week the company also detailed plans for its newly acquired Ariba supplier network applications. Read More...
By general
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Nov 15th, 2012
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/ SMB Nation With the long-awaited release of Windows 8 occurring last month, there has been an array of emotions and comments surrounding this new operating system. Some have praised its inner workings, while others have labeled it confusing and difficult to grasp. Even more so, the man who is responsible for leading the Windows […]...
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Nov 13th, 2012
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/ CRN Some Microsoft partners believe the enterprise will be slow to embrace Windows 8 because it looks and works so differently than prior Windows releases. Read More...
By general
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Nov 8th, 2012
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Chris Gonsalves / Channelnomics We want to hear what trusted advisors in the channel think. Take our Windows 8 Implementation in the Channel survey now and tell us your plans for pushing or passing on Windows 8 for your clients. Read More...
By general
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Nov 1st, 2012
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/ CRN As IT people focus their energies on the newly arrived Windows 8, cyber criminals follow suit with updated exploits. Read More...
By general
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Oct 26th, 2012
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/ SMB Nation Yesterday in New York City, Microsoft held a press conference to roll out its long-awaited Windows 8 operating system as well as its new Surface tablet. For what was months in the making, the unveiling occurred yesterday morning at Pier 57. Read More...
By general
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Oct 26th, 2012
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Dave Courbanou / Channelnomics Windows 8 has arrived, but for many businesses, the road to Windows 7 is just beginning. Cloud provider TerraCloud says the “tip of the iceberg” has arrived for Windows XP migration woes, but channel partners can flip these troubles into opportunities with a few simple steps. Read More...