Windows 8Wondering how good a Windows 8 for business would be? Here is a small Windows 8 review for SME owners.The new Windows 8 platform may prove to be a great boon indeed for business owners all over the country. Why? Well the new operating system has two application environments, the traditional desktop as well as a new full screen metro interface. All existing programs will continue to work on the desktop while the metro interface will be home to the new, full screen applications (for example, business applications).

So how exactly is this a boon for business owners? Well, consider the large Windows store, which is one of the largest online stores for applications that can be used on a Windows platform. Now that the new metro interface has been created there is great demand for unique and advanced applications that simplify work. In addition factor in that the most sought after applications are business related and hence the surest way to earn good money. As a such most developers will be creating applications that will make life easier for people working the the various diverse business fields.

There will be a plethora of applications created for every single possible business need and all of it will be accessible to any Windows 8 OS user with an internet connection.

There is also the ‘Windows to go’ feature. This is a feature that allows Windows 8 to run directly from a removable usb device for example the easy to carry flash disks. The entire operating system has been shown to boot in approximately 20 seconds from a flash disk. So for all businesses that have people who are constantly on the move e.g., sales people, this feature will make life a lot simpler. This feature also has the extra perk, the usb device can be disconnected for up to 60 seconds before it shuts down.

Windows 8 is also built for touch and can be used from tablets.

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