Microsoft hits its goal of 1 billion devices running Windows 10

Microsoft hits its goal of 1 billion devices running Windows 10 1

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 is currently running on 1 billion devices spanning 200 countries. The news was revealed to the outside world by Yusuf Mehdi, who works as the Corporate Vice President, Modern Life, Search & Devices at Microsoft via a blog post. According to Mehdi, one in every seven people on the planet has involved in the planning, creation, and execution of tasks with Windows 10.

He also added that Windows 10 provides several interesting features for the people that are flexible to achieve more. With one billion installed devices in 200 countries, Windows 10 provides safe and better computing for the community.

Windows 10 is being used by developers who need the most advanced technologies. If you are a business professional, you can stay productive not only at work but also at home with the help of the Windows 10. The students can work with low-cost devices for learning purposes with Windows 10. Going forward, Windows 10 is the growing platform that is suitable for all your basic requirements. Windows 10 can also be used by senior citizens to simplify their living style.

According to estimates, 100 percent of the Fortune 500 companies have currently deployed Windows 10 devices to drive business transformation. With the end of Windows 7 support, companies are banking upon Windows 10 to secure their system.

The crucial transformation will happen in the banking sector when all the old Windows XP based ATM backend are replaced with Windows 10. Nowadays, companies are committed to run their business efficiently and securely with improved products and services.

Gone are days, where you need to wait for 8 months to receive the Windows updates. Microsoft is currently rolling out new features and security updates several times per month. In his blog post, Mehdi revealed that they have evolved from releasing multiple versions per year instead of one single edition once in three years.

Microsoft is deeply concerned about the security of the systems and hence new updates are being released regularly to tackle the growing menace. The latest release of the Chromium-based Edge browser is a step in the right direction.

Microsoft hits its goal of 1 billion devices running Windows 10

The primary focus of the company is to engage with the customers and listen to feedback. Moreover, the product team will shape the feedback into the development process and transfer them to the upcoming Windows 10 build. The Windows Insiders community with over 17.9 million members are the first to receive the updates followed by the public rollout.

According to analytics, customer satisfaction has improved with the release of new Windows 10 builds because of the abundance of bug fixes and capabilities. Some of the latest trending devices built on Windows 10 are Acer ConceptD 700 workstation, ASUS ExpertBook B9, Dell XPS 13, HP Elite Dragonfly, Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 and Samsung Galaxy Book Flex.

You will be able to experience enhanced productivity if you make use of these devices. With the steady decline in Windows 10 tablets, the demand for low-cost budget laptops has increased considerably. Going forward, we can expect the release of new Windows 10 laptops with the latest features and functionalities.

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Anand Narayanaswamy

Anand Narayanaswamy works as a freelance writer based in Trivandrum, Kerala. He had worked with leading print and online publishing houses. During his spare time, he used to work with all sort of Gadgets. Anand still works with the old Palm handheld, Apple iPod Classic, Microsoft Zune among others.

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