Microsoft Windows VistaTM 

Microsoft Windows Vista<sup><small>TM</small></sup> 
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Windows Vista


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Dell systems with the Windows Vista operating system help simplify the way people work together, reducing barriers between staff and information. Intuitive and user-friendly, with enhanced security and management tools, the streamlined operations management of Windows Vista can maximize productivity while ensuring uptime.

Dell offers three business versions of Windows Vista that can optimize your organization. Windows Vista Business and Windows Vista Ultimate are available via Dell volume licensing, or as OEM preinstalled software, and Windows Vista Enterprise is available exclusively via volume licensing. Dell is a top reseller for Microsoft® , and has collaborated on an engineer-to-engineer level on testing and support for Windows Vista. With flexible financing options and our efficient, cost-effective deployment options, Dell is an ideal choice for implementing business versions of Windows Vista.
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Windows Vista®  Business
Windows Vista BusinessDesigned with essential features to meet the business users' needs, Windows Vista Business on Dell PCs can help increase communication and collaboration in the workplace.
  • Intuitive, visually enhanced Windows AeroTM * user interface for easy access to information
  • Powerful new ways to organize, find and share information while staying connected whether in the office or on the road
  • Core features include Windows SuperFetchTM , Windows ReadyBoostTM , Domain Join, Group Policy support, PC-to-PC synchronization, and Encrypting File System

Windows Vista®  Ultimate
Windows Vista UltimateWindows Vista Ultimate is the first Microsoft Windows operating system that combines the advanced infrastructure of a business-focused operating system, the productivity of a mobility-focused operating system, and the digital entertainment features of a consumer-focused operating system.
  • The only OEM edition available with Windows BitLockerTM  full drive encryption
  • Pre-installed option on Dell OptiPlexTM , LatitudeTM  and PrecisionTM  PCs

Windows Vista®  Enterprise
Windows Vista EnterpriseThe premium business edition of Windows Vista designed for large enterprises and organizations and can help reduce the cost of managing PCs, while enhancing your reliability and security.
  • Includes Windows Vista Business features
  • The advanced infrastructure of a business-focused operating system
  • Designed by Microsoft to be the most secure version of Windows to date
  • Windows BitLocker drive encryption
  • Virtual PC Express and Subsystem for UNIX-based applications (SUA)

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Windows Vista on Dell PCs can provide your employees with a high-performing, reliable PC that is ready when they are. The fast, integrated desktop search feature enhances access to information. Windows Vista can make users more productive online as well, with tabbed browsing in Internet Explorer 7 - making it easy to manage multiple browser windows.

Windows Vista offers a new, visual and intuitive Windows Aero interface*, featuring transparent windows that allow users to work with fewer distractions and less toggling. Live icons show a preview of documents, and new innovative ways to navigate the windows on the desktop allow users to find what they are looking for fast.
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Safe Comliant
To mitigate threats from malicious software such as viruses, spyware, and root kits, Windows Vista®  includes Internet Explorer 7 Protected Mode - unique to Windows Vista, helping prevent the silent install of malicious code. Data is further protected through Windows Vista BitLockerTM  drive encryption, which can protect against data theft from lost or stolen PCs. In addition to protecting your data, Windows Vista also offers options for recovering your data. Shadow Copy technology can automatically store files as users work on them, so earlier versions can easily be retrieved if they are changed or if key content is deleted.

To help address the security risks of mobile computing, Windows Vista includes the latest wireless security protocols so users can connect to Wi-Fi networks securely. Network Access Protection, when used with the Windows Server Longhorn infrastructure, can ensure that computers are in a secure state before they are allowed to reconnect to the network, helping to prevent them from spreading a virus inside your network perimeter.

Power Solutions
Windows Vista®  provides cost-effective networking solutions. It can automatically optimize file transfers by detecting how much network bandwidth is available and tuning itself to receive more or less data at any given time, which can provide an excellent return on Wide Area Network investments when transferring data between sites.

Windows Vista is optimized for mobile hardware. The new Windows Mobility Center can put all of the most commonly used mobile controls in one place, while enhanced power management can help make your battery last longer. Windows Vista can also make it easy to stay in sync - so your data and devices can switch seamlessly between online and offline states.

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