What’s New in Windows 7 for IT Pros

“Users are becoming increasingly computer-savvy, and they expect more from the technology they use at  work. They expect to be able to work from home, from branch offices, and on the road, without a decrease in productivity. As the needs of users have changed, the demands on IT professionals have increased. image

Today, IT professionals are being asked to provide more capabilities and support greater flexibility, while continuing to minimize cost and security risks. With Windows 7, IT professionals can meet the needs of their users in a way that is more manageable. Businesses can enable employees to work more productively at their desks, at home, on the road, or in a branch office.

Security and control are enhanced, reducing the risk associated with data on lost computers or external hard drives. Desktop management is streamlined, so it takes less work to deploy Windows 7 and keep it running smoothly. And because Windows 7 is based on the Windows Vista foundation, companies that have already deployed Windows Vista will find that Windows 7 is highly compatible with existing hardware, software, and tools…

Check out what’s new in Windows 7:

  • Applocker
  • Biometrics
  • Group Policy
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Networking
  • Service Accounts
  • Smart Cards
  • User Account Control
  • Virtual Hard Disks
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Windows Search, Browse and Organization
  • Windows Security Auditing

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349334.aspx?ITPID=secnews

HTH,

Tom

Thomas W Shinder, M.D., MCSE
Sr. Consultant / Technical Writer

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Prowess Consulting www.prowessconsulting.com

PROWESS CONSULTING | Microsoft Forefront Security Specialist
Email: [email protected]
MVP – Forefront Edge Security (ISA/TMG/IAG)

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