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Windows as Service


Windows versions, Windows Vista, Windows ME, Windows XP, etc. are soon to end.
The reason being Windows OS will be offered as a Service - that is there is a new model for Windows- Windows as a Service.

Details of this model are in the video at the end of the post. But, if you are impatient glean over the screen shots of the same. One thing I will expect from Microsoft is to take complete care of the malware and virus threats. Can Microsoft promise this?

Presently, how the Windows as Service it is going to be priced, is up in the air and may slowly emerge. Everyone who has Windows will get an upgrade.

The other question although you do not worry about Windows software, what about computer hardware upgrade? How often it needs to be upgraded? I have about 4 laptops in my apartment which resulted from the relentless Microsoft upgrades of not only Windows but also other Microsoft products like SQL Server, SharePoint etc. Can we go back to terminal services with a barebones Windows Dumb! to access the Windows as Service.

Most importantly will Microsoft makes money for the investors?












Read more here:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/update/waas-overview

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Jayaram Krishnaswamy is a technical writer, mostly writing articles that are related to the web and databases. He is the author of SQL Server Integration Services published by Packt Publishers in the UK. His book, 'Learn SQL Server Reporting Services 2008' was also published by Packt Publishers Inc, Birmingham. 3. "Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development" (Dec 2010) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 4. "Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development [Paperback] "(2011) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 5. "Learning SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 [Paperback]" (June 2013) was Published by Packt Publishing Inc. Visit his blogs at: http://hodentek.blogspot.com http://hodentekHelp.blogspot.com http://hodnetekMSSS.blogspot.com http://hodnetekMobile.blogspot.com He writes articles on several topics to many sites.