According to a Microsoft press release the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) can begin using the newest versions of Microsoft products, including Microsoft Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 Enterprise and Windows 8. The press release states that Microsoft has been working closely with the U.S. Army and Air Force on a project to implement Windows 8.
Bloomberg News reports the contract with the U.S. Department of Defense amounts to $617 million over three years.
There are many questions still to be answered that will determine the success or failure of Microsoft Windows 8.
With the media sending out a mixed bag of loving it and hating it articles many technology departments were hesitant to jump into implementing Microsoft Windows 8.
With a large organization such as the U.S. Department of Defense adopting Windows 8 smaller business should be more willing to accept that Windows 8 is safe for use in their enterprise.
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