Windows 8.1: What's in a name (and why it matters)

The name for this summer's first rapid-response OS upgrade raises questions on future support, licensing

By , Computerworld |  Windows

So much so that Microsoft may find it hard selling the quicker tempo to enterprises. "They're going to [be] under pressure to keep corporate customers happy, and still have a viable consumer OS that keeps up with the fad of the year," said Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, in an interview last week. "It's going to be really tough."

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