Why wouldn't you try it?
I'm sure there are a few scenarios where an IT professional would have no reason to be interested in Windows 8 at all but the vast majority of professionals should at the very least try it if even to confirm their negative suspicions about the OS. I support very few Mac's but I still try to expose myself to the environment and the same goes for Linux, Android and iOS. It's our responsibility to base our recommendations on personal experience whenever possible.
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