Windows 8.1Microsoft will add to Windows 8.1 features for corporate customers

Microsoft Corp. will include the modification of its operating system Windows 8.1, which will be released before the end of this year, a number of new features targeted for use in organizations, according to the corporate blog of Microsoft.

Much of the innovation aimed at the use of an employee’s own devices. In particular, administrators can more flexibly control access to personal devices employees to corporate resources, customize the layout of application icons on the devices, as well as using network commands to remove them from the data belonging to the organization.

Members, in turn, will receive enhanced capabilities to synchronize data on your device with corporate backup, as well as be able to use printers and projectors, with the help of wireless protocols Wi-Fi and NFC.

Another group of innovations dedicated user interface of Windows 8, which is being partly designed for touch control, has become one of the main targets of criticism of the product Microsoft. For example, in Windows 8.1 will be able to start immediately after the device traditional desktop, rather than a new interface designed for touch. “Changes have been made in order to better support users who prefer a mouse and keyboard to access applications”, – the report says Microsoft.

Part of the new features Windows 8.1, a preliminary version of which will be released on June 26, the company unveiled last week. Make the operating system attractive for business customers – a critical problem for Microsoft. According to the calculations of Net Applications, as of May, a Windows 8 runs 4.27% of personal computers in the world, for Windows 7, the figure is 44.85%, and for Windows XP – 37,74%.