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Experience Windows 8

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Learn about the new touch interface, the new world of apps, and new ways to get things done.

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Plan for Windows 8

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Inventory apps and hardware, assess compatibility, and plan your deployment of Windows 8.

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Deliver and deploy Windows 8

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Find guidance and tools to help you prepare to deploy Windows 8 in your organization.

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Deliver the devices and experiences people love, with the enterprise-grade solutions organizations need

Transform the way safety and defense workers connect with each other, and citizens

  • Connect workers and first responders with security-enhanced network access from virtually anywhere
  • Provide the convenience of a tablet with the power and productivity of a PC
  • Meet the unique security, reliability, and regulatory needs of government with new safeguards

Work anywhere with mobility

Windows 8 devices enables more flexible workstyles by delivering apps and data to government staff and first responders more securely, wherever they are.

  • Windows to Go for Windows 8 enables ultra-mobile workstyles through a portable USB that turns almost any PC into a highly secure Windows 8 PC
  • Improve continuity of operations by giving first responders and staff security-enhanced access to data, applications, people, and tools on any device from virtually anywhere, any time

Enable greater productivity

​With Windows 8 tablets, users can increase productivity without compromising experience, while enjoying the convenience and flexibility of their device.

  • ​Enable mobile staff to do more with cloud-based and on-premises support
  • Fluid experiences across devices improves the efficiency of your teams
  • The new interface provides at-a-glance access to critical data, and apps are always on – keeping users connected and up to date with the information they need
  • Let workers bring their personal PC or tablet to work while centrally managing applications, data, enhanced security, and compliance

Secure data - end to end

Windows 8 is designed to leverage and build upon existing investments and equipment while managing against threats, protecting sensitive data, and protecting access to resources.

  • Secure your data from any Windows device
  • Employ security-enhanced, scalable technology as a service in a public or private cloud
  • Adopt groundbreaking malware resistance to inherently protect your data and corporate resources
  • Simplify provisioning and compliance management of encrypted drives
  • Modernize access control and data management while increasing data security within the enterprise