sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
Posted:  14 Dec 2009
Published:  15 Oct 2009
Format:  PDF
Length:  11  Page(s)
Type:  Analyst Report
Language:  English
Windows XP won't be around forever, and the anticipation for commercial adoption of Windows 7 is reaching a boiling point. With Windows 7 available now for volume license customers and for everyone else on October 22, IT professionals should start preparing for it now. Specifically, they should:
  1. Start or accelerate application compatibility testing against the Windows 7 RTM code
  2. Plan for rolling out Windows 7 in small batches on new hardware initially
  3. Weigh the costs and benefits of upgrading existing machines with at least 2 GB of memory
  4. Start developing training sessions and tips and tricks guidance
  5. Prepare for — and embrace — empowered users who want to be early adopters

Application Integration | Applications Management | Enterprise Computing | IT Managers | IT Spending | Operating Systems | PC Operating Systems | Software Licensing | Windows | Windows XP

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