Windows 7 Overview M arkus Erlacher Technical Solution Professional Microsoft Switzerland What Business Customers Told Us Voice of Cust omers “Time is money. I just can’t have a slow or unreliable computer.” Performance and Reliability, Networking, Troubleshooting “Just because I bought a new computer doesn’t mean I want to buy a new printer or new software” Applications and devices compatibility “Productivity is key. I don’t have time to learn a new OS.” Ease of Use / Productivity “How can I be productive on my laptop?” Mobility, Longer battery life “I need to protect critical information – customer info, financial data.” Security, Data Protection, Backu p Windows 7 Works The Way You Want Get M ore Done Safeguard Your Work Windows 7 Professional The right value proposition for Small and Medium Businesses Works The Way You Want Faster and more reliable Works with what you have Easy to Troubleshoot Easy to connect Get More Done Find what you need quickly Work smarter and more intuitively Stay productive anywhere Safeg uard Your Work Protect users and systems Protect and secure your data Stay Safer Online Works The Way You Want Startup, Resume, Shutdown Reduced crashes and slowdown Continuity with Windows Vista Windows XP mode Action Center Problem Step Recorder Domain Join and Group Policy Control HomeGroup Note: feature in yellow are available in Windows 7 Professional and above Windows XP Mode New in Windows7 Available on Windows7 Professional and Above Set up Windows XP Mode from the Windows 7 Start menu “All my applications and devices should just work with my PC.” Compatibility with a broad range of Line of Business Applications, including older Windows XP applications Windows XP M ode Business Continuity: run many older Windows XP productivity applications on Windows 7 Cost Management: Extend the life of your current Windows XP applications Ease of Use: launch your older applications from the Windows 7 deskt op Windows XP Mode requires either OEM pre-installation or post-purchase installation of Windows XP Mode (which runs on Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate) and a virtualization technology such as Windows Virtual PC. Both Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC can be downloaded from www.windows.com/ business/ downloads. For more information on system requirements, go to www.microsoft.com/ windows/ virtual-pc/ support/ requirements.aspx Open Windows XP Mode and install the application like you would normally do on Windows XP Pin and launch the Windows XP application from the Windows 7 Start menu or from the taskbar Action Center Small Businesses do not have internal IT resources to troubleshoot PCs and support user They want to use their IT partner’s time for valueadded services, not basic support s Users troubleshooting PCs by themselves makes it difficult and time consuming to solve issues, and results in lost productivity Action Center Action Center notifies users when items need attention One central place to view, diagnose and solve PC problems Fewer interruptions from system prompts, notifications, and warnings Consolidated view of maintenance tasks Open Action Center to view messages and take required actions depending on severity Problem Step Recorder New in Windows7 Problem Steps Recorder Despite Windows 7 rich built in troubleshooting capabilities, there will be instances when help from an IT professional is unavoidable Describing PC problems to an IT professional or trying to reproduce it can be difficult, and can result in loss of productivity Save time by automatically recording the steps you are taking on your computer while experiencing the issue Speed up problem resolution by providing a full and accurate description of the issue to your IT Professional Click “Start Record” to capture what is happening on your PC while you are experiencing issues Problem Steps Recorder creates a zip file (including text and screen shots) which you can save on your PC Clicking Send will create an e-mail with the last recorded file Domain Join & Group Policy Controls Available on Windows7 Professional and Above Domain Join Growing organizations will eventually need to implement a Domain based network in order to benefit from Group Policy Control and increase security Organization that already have a domain based network may want to manually add users to the network Domain Join enables Windows 7 Professional PCs to join Corporate Domain Networks Windows 7 Professional lets Administrators apply Group Policy for the automation of one-to-many management of users and computers Users can join a Domain Network by changing their computer system settings An account with valid credentials is needed to join the computer to the domain HomeGroup New in Windows7 HomeGroup PCs must be running Windows 7 to participate in a HomeGroup Small Business with less than 10 PCs often do not have a server, which makes sharing a printer complex and collaboration difficult Setting up a no-server (peer-to-peer) network can be a difficult task, which often requires service from an IT partner Small Businesses that don’t have a server can take advantage of HomeGroup to easily share documents and printers with colleagues across multiple PCs Protect your HomeGroup with a password and prevent specific files or folders from being shared PCs can only belong to one HomeGroup at a time IM PORTANT HomeGroup is first and foremost a consumer feature of Windows 7, and does not provide some of the advanced networking features recommended for businesses For Small and Medium businesses, Microsoft recommends Windows Small Business Ser ver 2008 or Windows Ser ver 2008 Foundat ion Get More Done Windows Deskt op Search Jump Lists Taskbar Thumbnails UI (Snap, Peek, Shake) Libraries IE 8 Accelerators Longer battery life Location-aware Printing Mobility Center with Presentation Settings Remote Deskt op Host Offline Files Note: feature in yellow are available in Windows 7 Professional and above Location Aware Printing New in Windows7 Available on Windows7 Professional and Above Location Aware Printing Open the M anage Def ault Print ers dialog box within Devices and Printers (control panel) Mobile users want a seamless work environment wherever work takes them With Windows XP and Vista, users could only set one default printer, resulting in extra manual steps to print when changing location Set a default printer for each saved network location Windows 7 Professional then detects to which network you are currently connected and automatically sends your documents to the right printer Enable Location Aware Printing within the dialog box and then set a default printer for each network location Windows Mobility Center Presentation Settingsavailable on Windows7 Professional and above Click on each feature icon to change your mobility settings Windows M obility Center Easily access all the controls needed to adapt the mobile PC to a new work environment Avoid unwanted PC behavior (screen saver, notifications…) when giving presentations Windows Mobility Center puts the most frequently used mobile PC settings in a single location Presentation settings (included in Mobility Center) allows users to set the behavior of their PC specifically for when they are giving presentations Easily turn Presentation Settings On or Off Open Presentation Settings and customize the PC behavior for presentation mode Offline Files Available on Windows7 Professional and Above Offline Files It’s easy to select a file on the network and make it available offline Mobile users need a simple way to access network files while working offline and simplify document version management Also, Administrators might want to centralize data backups from client computers. Access files that are available on a shared network resource even when the computer is not connected to the network As users connect to the network, the network file is automatically and seamlessly updated with the changes made offline Windows 7 marks files available offline with green circular arrows While offline, files can be opened from the offline network location Offline files sync status can be viewed within the Sync Center Safeguard Your Work Strong security features Streamlined User Account Control Windows Defender IE8 Domain Highlight and SmartScreen Filter Restore Previous Versions Advanced Backup Encrypting File System Note: feature in yellow are available in Windows 7 Professional and above Encrypting File System (EFS) Available on Windows7 Professional and Above Encr ypted File System Easily encrypt a file or a folder content from the Properties menu Users store sensitive data on their PCs Businesses need to protect sensitive data from theft and misuse EFS provides user level file and folder encryption on individual PCs Encrypt individual user's data in case of shared PCs or share with a selected set of people For network file and folder encryption, EFS enables administrators to store EFS keys on smart cards The encryption key is stored with the user ID and password so it is transparent to the user Advanced Backup New in Windows7 Available on Windows7 Professional and Above Specify a network location if you choose to save to a network Advanced Backup Protect business data from Hardware failure Safeguard information from loss, theft, or accidental erasure Backup both personal and system files for multiple computers Backup is made easier versus Windows Vista (configuration reduced from 7 to 3 clicks) Back up all your personal files, and if you choose your system files Use Advanced Backup to program your whole PC back up to a network location Group policy administration of backup Restore files that were accidently deleted or modified with Shadow Copy Configure personal and system file backup using Backup and Restore Easily restore files to previous versions Windows 7 Pro retains a copy of each version that was saved Windows 7 First Look DEM O Windows 7 for Enterprise Windows Optimized Desktop Core PC Platform Unique Value with SA+MDOP Windows 7 for the Enterprise At their desk In a branch On the road Protect data & PCs Built on Windows Vista foundation Easy migration Keep PCs running Virtualization End-Users • Hard for remote users to connect to resources • Hard to find information across PCs & data portals DirectAccess Of f ice IT • Hard to ensure secure connectivity for remote users • Hard for you to manage mobile PCs and keep them up-to date • Hard for you to provide and manage access to information BranchCache™ Home Search Federation BitLocker To Go™ + AppLocker™ Fundamentally Secure Platform PowerShell 2.0 Windows Troub leshooting Platform Dep loym ent and Ap p Com patib ility Tools VDI Enhancem ents Windows 7 Enterprise Features DEM O Windows Optimized Desktop: MDOP Better management to save costs; ease future upgrades SA Customer Satisfaction 100% 1 Provide immediate ROI 60.2% •Regular updates •Faster upgrade cycle, separate from Windows •M inimal deployment effort 27.0% 32.0% 0% 2 3 SA Deliver end-to-end solutions •Run out of the box •Integrate with existing management solutions Lower Desktop TCO •> 95% of M DOP customers are (very) satisfied •$70-$80 net cost savings per PC per year using MDOP* * Gartner, Inc. “Quantifying the Value of Microsoft’s Desktop Optimization Pack”, July 2008 Client SA Very Satisfied Somewhat Satisfied Very Dissatisfied Don’t Know Client SA w/ MDOP Somewhat Dissatisfied © 2009 Microsoft Corporation. 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