Forrester has published a new document, Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Windows Tablets – Cost Savings and Business Benefits Enabled by Windows Tablets for the Enterprise.” Forrester collected data from 60 enterprise organizations currently using Windows or non-Windows tablets. The subsequent analysis found a solid 128% ROI and many benefits specific to Windows devices: 46%... Continue Reading →
A whitepaper has just been published on the “Microsoft in Education Blog” that helps frame the conversation more broadly than just cheap devices. Focusing on four critical areas to public sector and education – Ease of Use, Security, Productivity, and Lifecycle – the 6-page whitepaper provides organizations with a serious look on achieving mobility benefits... Continue Reading →
Posted today by Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President, Windows Server and System Center. It is great to see Microsoft continually improve on the platform and to see 3rd parties recognize the efforts made. You can download Gartner’s full report from Brad’s blog post or here.
What is Gartner saying about Windows 8.1? Michael A. Silver and Stephen Kleynhans posted the following on May 30, 2013. Windows 8.1 Could Become What Windows 8.0 Should Have Been Microsoft seeks to regain the confidence of Windows 8 detractors through Windows 8.1, which Gartner views as a significant improvement over its predecessor. Organizations should... Continue Reading →
Earlier this year, Dell commissioned a study by Principled Technologies to analyze the costs of Windows 8 Tablet devices (specifically the Dell Latitude 10) compared to Apple iPads for large enterprise organizations. The analysis took into account both the one-time costs associated with setting up a new device (such as file and print support along... Continue Reading →
I have had a few people ask for my thoughts on the latest Gartner Report and the number of follow on posts by the blog-o-sphere that are out there trying to rain on the Microsoft story. Instead of hashing my thoughts, I thought the post by Ed Bott summarized the situation quite well: Microsoft, Google,... Continue Reading →
This is a perfect follow-up to my posts last week - Comparing 3 Windows Tablets & Will the Windows 8 naysayers step aside, please. On March 14, 2013, Moor Insights & Strategy (about) published a whitepaper that provides great insights into the enterprise readiness of Windows 8. I provided the direct link to the PDF... Continue Reading →