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Windows 10: How the client operating system is evolving

A discussion about strategies for Windows 10 really boils down to the organisation’s desktop IT strategy.  Windows PCs account for the bulk of the personal computing market and the Windows client remains the dominant target platform for developers of client-side applications. In this e-guide, we look at the evolution of desktop IT.

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