Windows 8 gives your customers plenty of reasons to upgrade including enhanced performance, security, and versatility. Here are some of the reasons you should make sure you application is there when your customers move to Windows 8.

Improved speed and performance - Windows 8 boasts vast performance improvements over its predecessors. A smaller memory footprint and faster boot time means less disk space and more productivity for businesses. Your app will get an immediate productivity boost too.

Enhanced end-to-end security features - From power-on to power-off, Windows 8 offers built-in malware resistance, strong authentication, and data encryption to improve security and reliability. And this provides a safer, more secure environment for your application.

Works on laptops, desktops, and tablets - Windows 8 allows workers to use the OS in a way that suits their evolving needs. It works on laptops, desktops, and tablets, with keyboards or touchscreens, and on Intel, AMD, or ARM processors. This allows your customers to take your app with them as they switch between form factors.

Resources to help you build or migrate your apps:

- There are a number of events and camps in the UK that will help you develop or migrate your applications on to Windows 8. To find upcoming events visit Tech.Days UK.

- Microsoft Platform Ready – Get ready for Windows 8 (select Windows 8)

- Partner Learning Centre – Windows 8