CIOs Cautious of Free Upgrade to Windows 10 #Press #Media @Microsoft @EconomicTimes

In a widely anticipated move, Microsoft announced last week that its newly launched operating system, Windows 10, will be provided as a free upgrade to the users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President, Operating Systems group (OSG), Microsoft announced during the January 21, 2015 Windows 10 event keynote that “for the first year after Windows 10 is available, we will be making a free upgrade to Windows 10 available to all devices running Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.” Both Satya Nadella and Terry Myerson stated during their addresses that Windows 10 marks the beginning of “Windows-as-a-Service”. This, coupled with the announcement of a free upgrade from Windows 7 / 8.1 to Windows 10 only for the first year of it becoming generally available, could imply that Microsoft intends to move Windows to a yearly subscription model, as it has done with Office 365.

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The Verdict Is Out: Greyhound Research (@Greyhound_R) ranks in top 3 Analyst firms in #AsiaPacific #IIAR #ARChat

Yes, you read that correct! Per the outcomes of the recent Analyst Value Survey conducted by Kea Company that benchmarked 70 analyst firms in Asia Pacific, Greyhound Research has been ranked in top 3 analyst firms in Asia Pacific.

The survey was filled out by 138 industry watchers (IT Decision Makers and IT Vendors) in the region and is by far the most comprehensive study that benchmarks analyst firms and reflects on their value and importance. Here are some insights that we believe matters most to our followers, clients and industry friends.

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