Home Technology Cloud Microsoft unveils Windows 11 Microsoft has included new accessibility options designed by and for people of determination by Zainab Mansoor October 5, 2021 Microsoft announced on October 5, that Windows 11 is now available to businesses and consumers across the region. Windows 11 is pre-loaded in select PCs and available through an upgrade of Windows 10. It was built for the hybrid future, a statement said. Microsoft has included new accessibility options designed by and for people of determination, and a new design and new sounds provide a work environment of calm and ease. Snap Layouts, Snap Groups, and Desktops provide more powerful ways to multitask and optimise screen real estate, the statement added. It’s a monumental day for Windows fans, and the Burj Khalifa is helping us celebrate #Windows11 in a big way. pic.twitter.com/tEhvMCFzZw — Windows (@Windows) October 5, 2021 The Start feature leverages the power of the cloud to gather all of the user’s most recent content in one place, regardless of the devices on which that content was created and last viewed. Chat from Microsoft Teams is now integrated into the taskbar. Windows 11 is also a gaming powerhouse, laden with technologies, such as DirectX12 Ultimate, DirectStorage, Auto HDR, and Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft Store has been redesigned to make it even easier for people to search and discover apps and content, in a single location, the statement added. “Hybrid work may be the future, but it brings its own challenges,” said Mohammed Arif, business group director, modern work and security for Microsoft UAE. “Windows 11 has now arrived to bring an inclusive, easy, inspirational experience to everyone and help them achieve more than ever before. Tools that allow you to work from anywhere as if you were in a room with your collaborators; tools that allow you to work, rest, and play effortlessly while remaining productive – Windows 11 is the ultimate partner for the new normal.” “Windows 11 is answering customer needs with new design and tools and a completely refreshed calming user experience,” said Henrik Ertman Baunsgaard, general manager, consumer sales and marketing, Middle East and Africa, Microsoft. “A human connection with chat in Windows connecting to the people you care about. A great browser performance with personalised content and newsfeed and a best way to play games with Direct X12 Ultimate with direct storage, auto HDR and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for cloud gaming.” Tags Businesses Cloud consumers microsoft Windows 11 0 Comments Share Tweet Share Share You might also like Etisalat to launch 5G enterprise multi-access edge computing in collaboration with Microsoft Abu Dhabi Investment Office, AWS launch cloud training programme Accenture opens technology innovation showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai Will the future of work be defined by employee experience?