IT@Intel Brief: The Value of PC Refresh with Microsoft Windows 7
Prior to beginning an enterprise-wide deployment of Microsoft Windows 7 on PCs with Intel® vPro™ technology, Intel IT conducted an extensive three-month evaluation that showed the OS meets the key requirements of Intel’s business groups, giving us the ability to improve employee productivity, deliver IT cost efficiencies, and improve manageability and security. Intel IT collaborated closely with Microsoft to perform an early evaluation of the OS. We gathered Intel business group requirements, discussed them with Microsoft, and then developed internal tests to verify whether the OS met each requirement. Microsoft Windows 7 overwhelmingly met the requirements and showed improved performance and stability compared with Microsoft Windows XP. Read this paper to learn why they determined this deployment would be a wise decision.