Microsoft Demonstrates Windows 8 for Businesses

ORLANDO, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — At TechEd North America, Microsoft Corp. detailed the value Windows 8 brings to businesses through enhanced fundamentals, new enterprise features and strong application compatibility. The company also announced updates to several Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) products to help organizations manage, secure and enhance the Windows experience.

“Windows 8 is enterprise-ready by design,” said Antoine Leblond, corporate vice president for Windows Web Services at Microsoft. “Adding features that bring new possibilities in mobility, productivity and security, Windows 8 will delight developers, IT professionals and the employees they support.”

Now available for download are updates to several MDOP products, which enable organizations to virtualize, manage and restore data, applications and users’ experiences on Windows:

Those wanting to download Windows 8 Release Preview and test it in the business environment should visit More information on Windows 8 for businesses can be found on the Windows for your Business Blog at or at the Windows 8 Enterprise site at

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