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Windows® 7 and Windows® Server 2008 R2 integration Windows Server 2008 R2 has many features that are designed specifically to work with client computers running Windows 7 Ultimate. Running this combination of Windows operating system technologies on Dell servers and PCs provides advanced virtualization, data protection and remote management capabilities, can result in a smooth infrastructure integration.
Help Protect Data - Windows Server 2008 R2 introduces a new type of connectivity called DirectAccessTM —a comprehensive “anywhere access” solution that enables organizations to provide virtually always-on, highly secure connectivity to on-premise and remote users alike. DirectAccess also helps improve security, and lower total cost of ownership (TCO) for remote worker connectivity.
Improve Branch Office Performance and Management - Many branch office IT architectures have relatively low bandwidth. Slow WAN links impact the productivity of branch office employees waiting to access content from the main office, and costs for branch office bandwidth allocation can be huge. To address this challenge, Windows Server 2008 R2 introduces a feature called BranchCacheTM , which is designed to reduce WAN utilization and improve the responsiveness of network applications.
Windows 7 Professional Licensing If it’s time to replace PCs for your business, simply choose Windows 7 Professional when you order new computers from Dell. Buying new computers with Windows 7 Professional pre-installed is a cost-effective way to upgrade.
If you already have a Microsoft Volume Licensing agreement, upgrades are available through Microsoft Volume Licensing programs for small to midsize organizations such as Open License, Open Value, Open Value Subscription or Select Plus. To be properly licensed for upgrades and receive technical support and updates, you must have a full underlying license for all software installed on each PC.
Migrating from Windows® XP to Windows 7 Run Window XP Legacy Applications with Windows 7 Professional Windows XP Mode is a new feature of Windows 7 designed for small and medium businesses. Many applications designed for Windows XP will run in Windows 7. If some applications are not compatible, Windows XP Mode – available for Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate– allows many of these applications to run right from the Windows 7 desktop.
Windows 7 and Windows Live Essentials Windows Live Essentials includes free programs for e-mail, photos, videos, IM and more. Use Windows Live Essentials with Windows 7 to make it easy to communicate and connect with customers online and create professional content on-the-go.
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