When we talk about "Modern Desktop" it means running your business using the Windows 10 operating system on a desktop or laptop device and Microsoft 365 in the cloud.
Why do I need modern desktop?
A modern desktop, with Windows 10 and Office 365 gives your business:
- Better productivity, by upto 25%
- Better security, with Microsoft investing over £1 Billion/year on security features
- Lower cost: With 20% less IT time for support and maintenance and 33% fewer issues
Modern versions of the Office applications you already know including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
New application experiences like OneNote (which I use to take notes in all my meetings on laptop, mobile and tablet, and can't live without)
Microsoft Teams to hold online meetings, work more closely with colleagues without being physically together, and make and receive calls
And if you're running Windows 10 on a modern laptop or desktop device, interaction through voice, touch, and ink
According to Forrester research, Windows 10 Improves your productivity by 25% to get more done in the same amount of time.
Windows 10 Professional includes Bitlocker drive encryption - so if your computer is lost or stolen, the information stored on it won't be readable to whoever has your computer.
Microsoft 365 Business customers are constantly protected by Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection - Microsoft's world leading security systems keeping email, attachments and files in the cloud safe from ransomware and virus infection.
All tied together by the Microsoft Cyber Defense Operations Center - which brings together world-class cybersecurity specialists and data scientists in a 24x7 facility to combat threats in real-time. Microsoft Invest over US$1Bn a year and employ over 3500 security professionals to keep your business safe - all at no additional cost to you.
Windows Defender virus and malware protection is built in to Windows 10 - you may be able to save money by ceasing your existing anti virus subscription
According to Forrester research , Windows 10:
Improves your productivity by 25% to get more done in the same amount of time (see above)
Needs 20% less IT time to support and maintain, lowering support or IT department spend for your business.
Suffers from 33% fewer issues which can't be solved by the user - freeing up IT time, and reducing your wait time for support.
Upgrading to modern desktop is quick and easy:
Most systems which are capable of running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 can run Windows 10, either with no upgrades, or with a low cost memory upgrade.
For small numbers of computers, the upgrade can usually be done remotely without a site visit.
If you want to improve productivity, security and lower your costs, contact us today for a free no obligation quote.
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