As a newcomer to technology, or someone who has better things to do than get your hands dirty with it, technology might just be the best thing since sliced bread for your business
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A raft of under-the-bonnet performance improvements make Windows 8 faster and more frugal than its predecessors. Indeed, in a world where PC prices are not going to come down (to be fair, they’re appreciably lower accounting for inflation than they were ten years ago), some reviewers have pointed out that Windows 8 is sufficiently Spartan that it will allow you to rescue old PCs and put them back into service. That has to be good news for money-conscious new businesses. On newer PCs, Win8 boots up (that’s techspeak for ‘switches on’) faster, and browsing the web is exceptionally nippy - Put Windows 8 to work.
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With Microsoft you get the best of both worlds. As well as being able to choose the software package that’s right for your business, there are plenty of experts who can explain the best options for your business and then help you select the best one. Find a local contact in our trusted partner network.
Businesses can use these communications and collaboration tools from Microsoft in all aspects of their work.
Windows 8 was built with businesses in mind, with apps at the heart. It’s more intuitive so you can find what you need faster and easier.
Right out of the box, use familiar programs - such as Microsoft Office, Outlook, Skype and Lync - from your mobile phone.
SkyDrive is a free online library where you can store and share thousands of documents, photos and Microsoft Office files.
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