Yes, But Adequate Security Will Be Crucial for Enterprise Adoption of Windows To Go.
There certainly was plenty of interesting news at the Microsoft TechEd North America conference recently. Updates included new versions of Internet Explorer, the Office productivity suite, and its flagship Windows operating system. All of this is important to enterprise customers, of course. But one thing that caught our eye, and hasn’t received the attention we think it deserves, is the potential impact of Microsoft Windows To Go.
In case you’re not familiar with it, Windows To Go provides a stored and full bootable image of Windows 8 on a USB device, so that mobile workers, contractors, telecommuters – basically anyone – can work just about anywhere they need or want, from almost any laptop they want.