Microsoft Vs. Application Software

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Company Overview
XYZ Corporation is a small company that is supply management system has not been updated since 1990. The current system is performing and doing the job that is currently needed from the company. Unfortunately, there have been some complaints from employees and suppliers that the system is slow and the interface is difficult to use. The corporation is currently looking to update our current system.

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OS vs Application Software
System Software
WINDOWS 8.1
Benefits
There are many benefits that can be found in Windows 8.1 that include easier access to applications and key controls, familiar mouse and key options, finding app will be much easier and more devices will be available with Windows. This upgrade will
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Multitasking has become much easier, users can now have multiple application open at the same time with clear view of each other. Users can also access OneDrive (can share and save documents onedrive automatically)and Internet Explorer 11with much more ease. Along with some standard apps like mail, music, video, phone, camera and so much, more (Features of Windows 8.1 - Microsoft Windows, n.d.).

Requirement (System requirements - Microsoft Windows, n.d.)
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver

APPLE MAC OS X
Benefits
Advantages of Mac Os include the following; security, which has a two-layered system that allows for added protection making almost impossible for virus to penetrate the system; the only way is if the user allows it. Reliability the OS was developed from the beginning from Apple creates a stable and reliable system. Integration with other products, the operating system will automatically detect other Apple products like Iphone and Ipad. Lastly, the user will be able to run Windows simultaneously with Mac OS running windows at the same time (Carson, 2011).

Drawbacks
Some of the drawbacks or disadvantages of a MAC OS are that it can be pricy because of the highest-end hardware used to
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