Windows Phone 8 Makes its Business Case
Windows Phone 8 will take its place as a key component of a flexible enterprise environment, with simplified management, better security and features on par with its PC counterparts.
The countdown for Windows 8 “Apollo” has begun and there’s much for IT departments to be excited about prior to liftoff.
Joe Belfiore provides a high-level sneak peek at the Windows Phone 8 platform. Look for a more complete tour of new features later on this blog.
SuperSite for Windows: Windows Phone 8 Heads Off to Work
Put simply, Windows Phone 8 is the smartphone OS for which Microsoft-based businesses have been clamoring.
Features unveiled at a Windows Phone Summit reveal steps Microsoft is taking to better secure and manage smartphones in the enterprise just as it does Windows PCs.
Thanks to the common Windows core, it will support secure booting and full device encryption, based on BitLocker. This will integrate with existing device management systems…
We all learned a bit more about what to expect with the arrival of Windows Phone 8. I must say as a physician and former hospital CIO/CMIO I liked what I heard.
Windows Phones in the Enterprise
Everyone has a smartphone, laptop and tablet these days, so having a solid strategy for secure device management is essential.
The Office Hub is the place to go to get stuff done on your phone. Review your notes and documents, make last-minute changes, or create a new document. Then save your Office files to SkyDrive, and pick up where you left off when you're back at your computer.
As we developed Windows 8, we thought deeply about how these services can take an even more active role in completing the experience—offering a cloud service for each and every Windows 8 customer and all their PCs (and phones), should you choose to use it.
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