Windows 10 S has a chance to combat the surge of Chromebooks. Education is a market Microsoft understands, and it’s clear this release is almost exclusively catering to its needs. In a lot of ways the OS is a result of the lessons they learned with Windows RT. They kept with a x86 platform for technical compatibility, and gave users a way to use legacy apps, albeit with a paid upgrade. But if deployed too widely, where users chafe at the constraints inherent in the OS, it may become know as Windows 10 Minus.
Will Chrome OS become relevant in connecting to VDI solutions? Googleâ€™s immediate traction and ultimate success with an OS relies on itâ€™s ability to install VDI clients â€“ not as a Microsoft desktop replacement, whether physical or virtual.