Windows 10 has been the primary choice of an operating system for businesses. Six years ago after its introduction, it’s now about to receive a mayor overhaul. Windows 11 is out refreshed, modern, and fast.
Security is the top priority in this 11th OS incarnation. Notable changes have been made to the user-interface, while some features (Cortana and Internet Explorer) will be disappearing.
Here’s everything you should know about the new Windows 11 (and why it’s a good thing to switch).
- Windows 11 requires a TPM 2.0-compliant processor. The majority of modern processors will – but forget about running Windows 11 on systems older than three years.
- The installation will require at least 64GB free disk space to begin installation.
- A dual core 1.0 Ghz CPU is recommended.
- The most obvious change is the familiar Windows user-interface. At first look, it appears partially inspired by Android and MacOS.
- The biggest change is the traditional Start-menu.
- By default, the start menu appears in the middle of the screen – with more customization available giving you the apps and files that most matter to the user.
- Support for multiple monitors has also received an upgrade. Sharing or casting your display is much easier (and needs less digging into the settings).
- Windows can be tiled and grouped for the busier user.
- There’s also Tablet Mode, which allows users to control their system with various physical gestures. The amount of available gestures have been updated: simply, users can do more with it.
- That’s not all: the Windows App Store remains a feature, with the introduction of Android app support.
- Security is prioritised for Windows 11.
- For business, it’s a big deal. Security concerns have been on the increase for users still stuck on Vista and 10.
- Malware attacks are said to occur at least every few seconds: running on Windows 11, your risk is reduced with added encryption and updated protection against malware, hacks and ransomware attacks.
- A select amount of familiar features are removed from Windows 11, including Internet Explorer and Cortana.
- Paint isn’t removed, but updated to bring it in line with more modern image editors. While it’s far from Photoshop, it does the job.
- Overall, Windows 11 is stripped to its essentials – but allows users to customize everything via the Windows App Store.
WHY SWITCHING IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS
Improved features, better authentication and improved user protection are just some of the reasons why a switch to Windows 11 could be a better idea for your business.
Why leave yourself vulnerable when your competitors have upgraded?
Contact us today to upgrade and ensure your business remains ahead