Windows 8 unlikely to start replacement trend for enterprises until 2014

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 20 2012 @ 18:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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DigiTimes heard from sources in the PC industry that even though consumer demand for Windows 8 is anticipated to pick up in 2013, replacement demand from the enterprise market isn't expected to emerge until 2014.
Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8 is unlikely to start emerging until 2013 for the consumer market, while for the enterprise market, demand is expected to come at an even later time and may not appear until 2014, according to sources from the PC industry.

Although Microsoft is trying to present its latest innovations in Windows 8 to response to consumers' fluctuating demand, it turns out that consumers need more time to understand the new advantages that the product provides and relatively delay acceptance for the new operating system.

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