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Why Windows 8 Boosts the Future of Cloud Computing

Windows 8 is the first operating system to fully-embrace cloud computing. In fact, every license holder gets SkyDrive, the Microsoft cloud storage system, along with the operating system. This means that users are no longer tied to one computer. You can access your cloud documents, images and even all of your settings from other computer terminals or devices. To date, Microsoft has sold more than 100 million Windows 8 licenses since its release in October, 2012, according to the "Seattle Times."
What's new about Windows 8 security? Windows 8 offers some new security features that previous versions of the operating system didn't have, making it safer by far than Windows 7, according to an article by CNET, and more cloud-friendly. Included in the latest version of Windows are: ·Windows Defender. With the introduction of Windows 8, there's basically no such thing as an unprotected Windows. This suite of tools runs in the background and alerts you to any suspicious and …