During an address at the 2009 CES Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft Corp. head Steve Ballmer announced the beta release of the Windows 7 OS. The beta edition of Windows was made available temporarily for downloading at several Microsoft sites. During the CES talk, CEO Balmer demonstrated innovative capabilities and important improvements incorporated into Windows and inspired by customer demands. Aspects focused on by Windows 7, stated Balmer, cover speed, security, reliability, compatibility, energy efficiency, and simplicity. In each of these areas, Windows 7 offers significant advantages.
Microsoft Windows 7 features faster initialization, shut down, and recovery from standby; no-hassle networking and file and printer access; centralized peripherals administration; as well as multiple finger multitouch technology. To read Microsoft's press release, visit Microsoft's Chief Executive Introduces Windows 7
How Progent's Microsoft-certified Professionals Can Assist Your Company to Assess Microsoft Windows 7
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can help you to test the pre-release version of Microsoft Windows 7 to verify application compatibility and to determine its speed and reliability running in your environment. Progent can also help you evaluate the likely business advantages of adopting Microsoft Windows 7. If Windows 7 makes sense for your business strategy, Progent can help you to design and execute a smooth migration to Windows 7 from a your current version of Microsoft Windows.
Progent's consultants can provide a range of other affordable support options to enhance the efficiency, dependability, protection, performance, and maintainability of information networks that incorporate workstations powered by Microsoft Windows 7:
Desktop Support Services
Progent's Microsoft-certified desktop support experts can deliver a wide range of cost-effective support services to help you to deploy, integrate, repair, and administer desktop PCs and laptops powered by Windows. Progent can provide on-premises or remote help for single machines or laptops or help your business to design and implement a large-scale rollout of Windows 7. Progent can also install Microsoft Office or Microsoft Dynamics applications on your client PCs so they integrate efficiently with other Microsoft programs, products from popular publishers, SQL databases, and line-of-business services throughout your network. Progent can also provide consultants and technicians to assist you to plan for and complete a company relocation or merger organized to cause the least possible disruption of your business.
Live Virtual Education for Desktop Applications
Progent offers live virtual training for a range of client programs and environments including Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop CS, Crystal Reports, and Windows XP and Vista. Live online education provides the benefits of traditional classroom sessions, including instant interaction between students and trainers, but avoids the costs of travel and the challenge of attempting to accommodate the availability of many students. Available to individuals or groups of all sizes, virtual training permits the trainer to conduct the seminar from a remote office and the students can be spread throughout an office or all over the the U.S. Live online training supports proven learning aids such as broadcast white boards, real-time questions, and collaborative applications. Sessions can be short and personalized for specialized subjects or extended in time and broader in scope. Instructors and students can go through examples individually or as a group.
64-bit Upgrade Consulting for Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Servers
Microsoft Windows 7 is offered in a 64-bit version that sets a new benchmark for workstation reliability and performance. However, for the majority of organizations the transition to 64-bit processing is challenging because of the need to perform a new setup on each workstation. This entails re-installing applications, saving and restoring data files, and running new drivers. Although businesses in most cases are already using 64-bit workstations, the effort required to benefit fully from this resource can seem too difficult. Yet because Windows 7 usually calls for a clean install, this represents a great opportunity to move up to 64-bit technology, which can be done with little if any incremental work. Progent's Microsoft engineers have extensive backgrounds designing and performing massive, efficient operating system migrations of in-place workstations and can assist your company leverage your network budget by executing the upgrade to Windows 7 and to 64-bit computing simultaneously.
Change and Update Management Automation
Progent's network management experts can help you set up a computer system based on Windows 7 PCs that is simple to manage. Progent's engineers have in-depth backgrounds delivering small and midsize businesses Microsoft SMS Server consulting to reduce IT management's processes, improve network protection, boost productivity by ensuring that all application updates are installed, police licensing adherence, and monitor patterns of application use to allow a more efficient purchasing plan. In addition, Progent can help you to make a non-disruptive migration to System Center Configuration Manager from Microsoft SMS Server 2003 for more comprehensive management automation and can help your business to upgrade to Windows Server 2008.
Network Security Inventory and Assessment Packages
Progent's certified security consultants can deliver a selection of budget-friendly small business security inventory service bundles and security evaluation packages designed to give businesses of any size a chance to receive an impartial look at the quality of their security profile. The packages range from a low-cost external security scan and assessment option for small businesses up to a high-level package for institutions who have to meet security standards demanded by state regulators or by customers. For every security inventory or evaluation package, engineers with high-level security accreditations analyze and summarize scanned information and provide recommendations for effective improvements.
High-availability System Infrastructure
Progent’s consulting experts can help your company to configure a fault-tolerant system infrastructure with features such as Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V failover clustering, auto-failover Internet connections, network load balancing, and dispersed collocation sites. Progent provides the services of Microsoft and Cisco-Certified consulting engineers who can show you how to utilize virtual machines to improve fault tolerance. Progent can also help develop a complete business continuity plan that incorporates scheduled disaster recovery assessments and testing.
Call Center Outsourcing and Expertise
Progent is a Microsoft and Cisco Certified Partner and Progent's remote Help Desk services team of certified technical experts offers your customers convenient access to a reliable support group with years of background delivering telephone support and remote access repair for networks based on Microsoft and Cisco technology. Progent's concentration is on giving the Helpdesk a respected reputation as a solid contributor to company productivity. Progent's target is to fix and not merely record problems. Progent offers full Help Desk support or transparently supplement your existing Call Center. Progent can in addition assist your company to select and deploy the most advanced solutions for creating or enhancing your internal Helpdesk.
To learn more details concerning Progent's support for Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.