Windows 8 is launching on October 26, and for CIOs, its debut will offer and opportunity to refresh the technology they offer their employees in the workplace. But can their budgets handle the upgrade costs, which could include both the software and some new hardware? Do they want to spend the cash? Chances are, any upgrade won’t happen immediately, since CIOs like to see an operating system with their own eyes and wait for the kinks to get worked out. But with time, many may be ready to take the leap. Realizing that, we thought it might be a good idea to discuss the many things CIOs must do to prepare for Windows 8. From prepping their current systems to ensuring that the operating system goes through ample testing before deployment, the following tips should go a long way in ensuring that your company is ready -- whenever Windows 8 is finally brought to your office.
6. Check On Hardware Specs
Obviously, hardware is a major concern when deciding to deploy Windows 8. The OS requires a relatively new and powerful computer to run. If you don’t have that, it might cost to upgrade your PCs to handle Windows 8.
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