During a keynote speech at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show, Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer introduced the beta release of the Windows 7 operating system. The new incarnation of Windows was available for a limited time for downloading at several Microsoft sites. During the presentation, Balmer demonstrated new features and key enhancements incorporated into Windows and driven by market demands. Aspects addressed by Windows 7, said Balmer, cover speed, protection, dependability, functionality, battery life, and intuitive operation. In all of these categories, Windows 7 delivers dramatic improvement.
Microsoft Windows 7 features faster startup, power off, and recovery from sleep mode; easier LAN configuration and file and printer access; centralized peripherals management; plus sophisticated multitouch support. To view Microsoft's news release, refer to Microsoft's Chief Executive Announces Availability of Windows 7
How Progent's Certified Engineers Can Assist Your Company to Plan for Microsoft Windows 7
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can assist you to test the pre-release version of Microsoft Windows 7 to verify application compatibility and to determine its speed and reliability running your applications. Progent can also help you assess the potential business benefits of adopting Microsoft Windows 7. In case Windows 7 fits your business strategy, Progent can assist your IT organization to design and execute a smooth upgrade to Microsoft Windows 7 from a an older version of Windows.
Progent's IT professionals offer a range of other low-cost services to enhance the efficiency, dependability, protection, speed, and maintainability of information systems that include desktops powered by Microsoft Windows 7:
Desktop Support Services
Progent's Microsoft-certified desktop support consultants offer a wide array of cost-effective consulting and support services to assist you business to deploy, configure, repair, and manage workstations and notebooks based on Microsoft Windows. Progent can provide on-premises or online help for single computers or laptops or help you to plan and carry out a large-scale migration to Windows 7. Progent can also configure Microsoft Office or Microsoft Dynamics programs on your workstations so they integrate efficiently with all Microsoft programs, software from third-party vendors, database servers, and key solutions network-wide. Progent can also provide consultants and technical workers to help you to prepare for and implement a site move or consolidation organized to produce the least possible disruption of your business.
Live Online Training for Desktop Applications
Progent offers live online instruction for a range of desktop applications and operating systems including Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Acrobat Writer, Adobe Photoshop CS, Crystal Reports, and Microsoft Windows XP and Vista. Virtual learning provides all the advantages of traditional in-person seminars, such as instant communication between students and trainers, but avoids the costs of transportation and the hassle of trying to accommodate the schedules of multiple trainees. Available to single students or classes of any size, virtual instruction allows the trainer to run the seminar from an online office and the clients can be spread throughout a campus or across the country. Virtual learning supports proven teaching aids like virtual white boards, real-time questions, and shared desktops. Sessions can be short and targeted for specialized subjects or extended in time and broader in scope. Instructors and clients can go through problems individually or as a group.
Change and Update Management Automation
Progent's network administration experts can help you create an information network built on Microsoft Windows 7 workstations that is simple to administer. Progent's engineers have extensive experience providing small and midsize companies Systems Management Server consulting to reduce IT administration's workload, increase network security, improve efficiency by ensuring that all patches and updates are current, enforce software licensing compliance, and track patterns of software usage to allow smarter purchasing plan. Also, Progent can help your company to execute a smooth migration to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 from SMS Server 2003 for more comprehensive management automation and can assist you to upgrade to Windows Server 2008.
Security Inventory Scanning and Assessment Packages
Progent's certified security consultants can provide a range of cost-effective security inventory bundles and security assessment service bundles created to give organizations of any size an opportunity to receive an expert opinion about the strength of their security profile. These packages range from an a low-cost external security scan and assessment package for small companies up to a high-level package for institutions who need meet security standards demanded by state regulators or by customers. For every security assessment bundle, consultants with top security credentials analyze and report on scanned information and make suggestions for efficient improvements.
High-availability System Infrastructure
Progent's consulting professionals can assist your company to implement a high-availability system infrastructure that offers features such as Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V failover clustering, auto-failover Internet access, network load balancing, and strategic collocation sites. Progent provides the services of Microsoft and Cisco-certified consulting engineers who can help you utilize virtualization to enhance fault tolerance. Progent can also help you define a comprehensive disaster recovery plan that includes scheduled disaster response assessments and drills.
Help Desk Support and Expertise
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner and Progent's online Help Desk support staff of certified technical professionals offers your customers instant access to a reliable support resource with extensive experience delivering telephone support and remote access repair for IT systems based on Microsoft and Cisco products. Progent's concentration is on earning the Help Desk a positive reputation as a key contributor to business performance. Progent's target is to resolve rather than merely record problems. Progent offers comprehensive Help Desk support or seamlessly supplement your existing Call Center. Progent can in addition help your company to select and implement the latest technology for building or improving your internal Call Center.
To find out additional details concerning Progent's support services for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.