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A window of opportunity opens

By Gao Yuan ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-05-22 06:53:24

China's government banned Microsoft Corp's Windows 8 from State purchases. The move will create more business opportunities to domestically created operating systems, analysts said on Wednesday.

"The push for local operating systems is a golden chance for Chinese software companies to gain ground, but it also challenges their product and technology levels," said Zhang Yumu, vice-president of the online security company Beijing Rising Information Technology Co Ltd.

Microsoft described the decision as "extremely unexpected" on Tuesday.

A window of opportunity opens

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