Windows 8 Changes Windows as We Know It

Archived Published: 05 June 2012 ID: G00225445

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Windows 8, with its new UI and API set, marks the beginning of the WinRT era and the beginning of the end of the WinNT era. It will take 10 or more years before most organizations completely transition to WinRT technology, which, if successful, will represent the next 20 to 30 years of Windows.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Windows 8 Is More Than a Major/Plumbing Release
    • A Needed Change
    • If Successful, WinRT Will Benefit Microsoft
    • What Comes Next?
    • Bottom Line
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