Microsoft to demo Windows 8, cloud at GITEX

Eight new UAE-specific Windows Store apps also on display

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Microsoft to demo Windows 8, cloud at GITEX We’ll be sharing all our latest innovations across the Cloud portfolio and the Windows platform: Abu-Ltaif.
By  Stephen McBride Published  October 11, 2012

Microsoft Gulf today announced it will be demonstrating its latest cloud architecture solutions and the new Windows 8 platform at GITEX Technology Week 2012.

The Microsoft stand will feature a Windows 8 showcase, where the new OS will be on display to a public audience in the UAE for the first time.

Also on the stand will be over 20 Microsoft Partners in the UAE, showing their individual offerings developed on Microsoft platforms such as Lync, Dynamics and Office 365.

Also at Gitex, Microsoft will invite visitors to explore the "Windows 8 Journey to Innovation," a  visitor experience where Microsoft and its hardware partners at GITEX, including Intel, Nokia, HP, Dell and Samsung highlight the Windows 8 platform on various form factors.

Additionally, Microsoft will announce a suite of Windows 8 applications to launch in the Windows Store that were developed in the UAE. These include applications for Dubai International Airport, Sharaf DG, Shop and Ship, Jumeirah Restaurants, Aramex, Gulf News, Dubai Cinemas, DEWA and Time Out Dubai. 

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