Microsoft Shares More Details about Next Windows OS Version: Windows 9

Microsoft Shares More Details about Next Windows OS Version: Windows 9

Microsoft will share the name of the next version of the popular Windows operating system of the company on Tuesday. Technology analysts call it Windows 9 while the internal development team at Microsoft calls it ‘Threshold’.

With Nadella in control, market experts are also expecting the software giant to rebrand its operating system. The company will also try to improve the connectivity across devices and integrate cloud services better in the next version of its operating system.

Nadella won’t be present for the event scheduled for Tuesday in San Francisco. The new slogan given by Nadella, “mobile first, cloud first” will likely have an impact on the development of future function in Windows 9.
Microsoft has not shared any additional details as of now regarding the next version of its operating system. Industry experts believe that the company will launch the operating system in 2015.

According to a report published on a local website, Microsoft Indonesia President has informed that Window s 9 will be offered free of cost to Windows 8 customers. This would be the first time the software giant will offer a free upgrade for Windows users. By offering free upgrade, Microsoft will be following Apple as the company offered free upgrade for its operating system.

After Nadella took over the control of Microsoft, the company stock has jumped by nearly 25 percent from the start of the year.

The company also announced massive layoffs in July. Most of the layoffs would be in the recently acquired Nokia. In September, Microsoft announced that the company is acquiring maker of popular game Minecraft for $2.5 billion.

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