Middle East Pakistan Microsoft demonstrates Windows 8 and the New Office capabilities
Microsoft demonstrates Windows 8 and the New Office capabilities
Customers and Resellers were fascinated to witness the exceptional experience delivered by Windows 8 at Microsoft industry specific events
Monday, November 19, 2012
Karachi, Pakistan

Microsoft strengthened its commitment with the corporate community and their local ecosystem partners through organizing events to demonstrate the recently launched Windows 8 software. The events showcased the new software to an audience which included industrial stakeholders and local resellers/distributors.

The first event in this regard was the “Windows 8 and The New Office Summit”, which was held at a local hotel. It was well attended by corporations representing leading Telco’s, banks and MNCs that are powered by Microsoft’s innovative technologies.

The second event was “Partner Summit 2012” in which local resellers and distributors of Microsoft’s software were invited. This event was organized in partnership with Acer, Intel and Dell.

Both events demonstrated the power of Windows and the New Office to the guests. Windows 8 will be available in two versions at retail, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. And for our business customers, Windows 8 Enterprise offers new possibilities in mobile productivity with features like Windows to Go, Direct Access, and Branch Cache, as well as enhanced end-to-end security with features including BitLocker and AppLocker. At the same time a new member of the Windows family specially designed for ARM-based tablets, Windows RT was also demonstrated. Windows 8 features the new fast and fluid Start screen that gives people one-click access to the apps and content they care most about, the entirely new Internet Explorer 10 that is perfect for touch, and built-in cloud capabilities with SkyDrive.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sherif Morsi – Business Group Lead for Microsoft North Africa, East Mediterranean and Pakistan said, “Windows 8 is a step into the future. Now consumers and businesses in Pakistan will be able to experience all that Windows 8 has to offer: a beautiful new UI, a wide range of apps with the grand opening of the Windows Store, available on more than 1,000 Windows 8 certified PCs and tablets. Windows 8 and the New Office have been designed to complement the unique needs and styles to deliver a truly personalized experience.”

Windows 8 is now available throughout Pakistan with authorized Microsoft distributors and business partners and can even be availed by opting for upgrade offers for existing customers.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software - any time, any place and on any device.

Microsoft Pakistan opened its offices in 1999 with over 200 partners all over the country.MS Lebanon is Part of the NEPA subsidiary which comprises Jordan, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Pakistan, Tunisia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and the Palestinian authority. As the use of software and technology increases with the number of Lebanese companies and individuals depending on IT as part of their everyday life, the company is poised to thrive even more over the coming years.

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