Thursday, October 25 16:52:49
Microsoft today launched Windows 8 in Ireland and across the world.
Today, Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 8 for its customers in Ireland and around the world.
Windows 8 will also be available for download to upgrade existing PCs in over 140 markets and 37 languages - including in Irish.
PC World in Carrickmines, Dublin 18 will be the first retailer to offer Windows 8 to consumers with a special opening at midnight tonight. "With the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft is unveiling a reimagined Windows to the world," said Paul Rellis, Managing Director, Microsoft Ireland. "Whether you want a tablet or a PC, whether you want to consume or create, whether you want to work or play - Windows 8 delivers a personalized experience that fits your unique style and needs."
"We are very proud of the role that the Irish team has played in helping to bring Windows 8 to market. The Microsoft team in Ireland has contributed significantly to the development and launch of Windows 8 - team members in the Sandyford based European Development Centre have been involved in core development, localisation and testing work - ensuring that the product was ready for launch in over 100 different languages. In addition, the EMEA Operations Centre is providing the logistics support ensuring its available in 56 different markets from tomorrow while our Sales and Marketing team have been working with partners, the developer community and customers over the past number of months to prepare for the launch of Windows 8 in Ireland."