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    Last month we made Windows 7 available to customers with Software Assurance and to MSDN and TechNet Subscribers. Today I am happy to announce two more ways for businesses to get Windows 7 for their deployment and evaluation. Volume License Availability, at a Discount Starting today, businesses can order...
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    There’s been a lot of talk in the community about what Windows 7 offers consumers. Today, I’d like to highlight the enterprise value of the product and how it reflects what customers and partners told us enterprises need most. With Windows Vista, we learned a lot about how involved our customers and...
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    Here at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference , we’re talking with attendees about the IT challenges they face and how those challenges can be overcome with solutions from Microsoft and from our network of partners to get the most out of their Windows experience. One way we can help our...
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    I recently had the chance to sit down with John West from Microsoft Services to talk about his work with our business customers, and he mentioned some really helpful tips for ensuring success with Windows 7 Enterprise deployments. It’s my pleasure to bring these best practices to you, along with some...
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    Hi, I’m Alex Heaton, Group Product Manager for Windows Intune at Microsoft. Today, I’m happy to share some news about Windows Intune, which is our forthcoming solution for PC management and security. Windows Intune brings together both Windows cloud services and software to keep PC’s...
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    For the past few months, I’ve been traveling to many corners of the world visiting customers large and small.  Everywhere I went, I continued to be humbled by the overall positive feedback IT professionals gave me on the value of Windows 7 to their organization. That said, IT professionals also...
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    With more than 400 million Windows 7 licenses sold , I always enjoy hearing from customers about their Windows 7 experience and the specific business value they are seeing as a result of deploying Windows 7 within their company. Based on these conversations, Windows 7 is evidently delivering a strong...
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    You may have caught Brandon’s post last week looking at our SKU strategy for Windows 7. In addition to the guidance we provided earlier today for commercial customers looking at deploying Windows Vista, I want to also take a closer look at Windows 7 Enterprise specifically and what it means for our largest...