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Overview

Windows 8 has been reimagined to be all about your customers. Put what matters most straight on their Start screens. They can get instant access to people, apps, sites and more, spend less time searching and more time doing. Windows 8 is smooth, intuitive and designed to let them do what they want, the way that they want.

Windows 8 Windows 8 Pro
Beautiful, fast, fluid.
  • Personalise the Windows 8 experience with the people, apps and sites that your customers care about the most. They can pin their favourites to their Start screens and arrange them the way that they want.
  • Windows 8 comes alive with the people, apps and sites that matter to customers most. The information that they care about flows effortlessly to them through live tiles and timely notifications.
  • Windows 8 has a new Start screen that is beautiful, fast and fluid. It’s optimised for touch on new thin and light computers and tablets.
  • Windows 8 is designed for touch, mouse and keyboard, so customers can choose how they get around.
It’s ready for business.
  • Customers get more done with tablet mobility and computer power, all in a single device.
  • Customers get it done faster and more securely from virtually anywhere with enhanced Wi-Fi and mobile networking.
  • From power on to power off, customers’ devices are more secure with Trusted Boot.
  • Windows 8 Pro is designed to work alongside existing Windows 7 systems, apps and peripherals.

Selling Windows 8

From opening the conversation to closing the sale, help customers find the right computer or tablet with this four-step sales process.

  • Understand your customers’ needs. Open customer conversations by asking the questions that will identify your customers’ needs, then listen to what your customers have to say.
  • Recommend the right Windows 8 computer or tablet. From compact, touch-enabled tablets and laptops to large, powerful all-in-ones there’s a unique Windows 8 device to match each customer’s personality.
  • Help customers compare. With Windows 8, your customers have the best of both worlds – the fun of a tablet and the productivity of a computer, all on hardware that matches each customer’s style.
  • Complete the solution. Recommend additional hardware and software that the customer may need to complete their Windows experience.

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Use this summary of features and benefits to communicate the value of Windows 8 to customers.
Get familiar with what’s new in Windows hardware and how to help customers choose devices that best meet their needs.
Get Started Guide

.zip 1.12 MB
Use this guide to help your customers get started – from customising the desktop to navigating Windows 8.
Help customers find the right computer or tablet – from opening the conversation to closing the sale.
Use this guide to communicate the reasons to buy Windows 8 and get helpful guidance when talking with customers.
Discussion Guide

.pdf 314 KB
Use this guide to help you engage with small and mid-sized business customers as they evaluate Windows 8.
Compare key benefits and features of Windows 8 editions.
Review these frequently asked questions and corresponding answers about Windows 8 to serve customers better.
Get familiar with the core collection of businesses-centric features in Windows 8 Pro.
Review changes to the Windows 8 retail and System Builder licences.
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