Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business

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  1. Mike

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    On March 1st, Microsoft released a product guide all about the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. While the guide is meant primarily for businesses, it details many of the new features that are found in the operating system. The 15-page document touches on some of the key features that are being discussed. Among them:

    • Start screen
    • Innovative user interface
    • Line-of-business app development
    • Touch-first experience
    • Choice in form factors
    • Internet Explorer 10
    • New possibilities for mobile productivity
    • DirectAccess
    • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    • Work on the road
    • Windows To Go
    • Mobile broadband
    • Work in a branch office
    • BranchCache
    • Printing enhancements
    • Cloud-connected
    • Enterprise-class infrastructure technologies
    • Enhanced end-to-end-security features
    • Trusted Platform Module (TPM)-based Systems
    • Trusted boot process
    • Measured boot process
    • BitLocker Drive Encryption
    • AppLocker
    • SmartScreen Application Reputation Service
    • Claim-based access control
    • Unified management across devices
    • Testing, deployment, and migration
    • Hyper-V
    • New Virtual Hard Disk format
    • Assessments
    • Reset and refresh your PC (native factory restore)
    • Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
    • Automation with Windows PowerShell

    Official Link: Download: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Product Guide for Business - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

    This document may be updated. At present time, it appears to be v1.1, published on March 1, 2012.

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