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Brad Allen Windows Client Technical Specialist Microsoft Corporation


Windows Vista Versions

Windows Vista Key Business Scenarios: 

End Users Improve security and compliance Find and use information Optimize desktop infrastructure Enable mobile workforce Windows Vista Key Business Scenarios IT Pros

Optimizing Desktop Infrastructure Philosophy: 

Optimizing Desktop Infrastructure Philosophy Sources: Gartner, Microsoft, Wipro Deployment costs range from $200 to $1000+/ PC Large deployment projects can take 18 -24 months Annual IT labor costs/PC: $250-800, depending on company’s IT maturity Support calls: on average $20/ call, about 10 calls/ user in large corporations Networking complexity drives costs (up to 10% of IT budgets may be spend on networking infrastructure) Driving IT Efficiency Technologies, Tools, Best Practices Easier Desktop Management Driving Down Support Costs Cost Effective Networking Reducing Deployment Costs

Security And Compliance Philosophy: 

Security And Compliance Philosophy $170-350 avg. operational security spend/ employee Growth in losses due to information theft and unauthorized access Government regulation forces increased focus on compliance Over 600K laptops lost in United States in 2005 Growth in social engineering attacks Sources: CSI/FBI Computer Crime andamp; Security Survey 2005; Safeware Insurance Agency Information Recovery and Protection Fundamentally Secure Platform Threat and Vulnerability Mitigation Identity and Access Control



Empowered Professional Philosophy: 

Empowered Professional Philosophy Business success today revolves around people People costs are higher than capital costs in most industries 60% managers – the cost of gathering information outweighs its value Up to $18K in lost productivity per user to find or recreate lost info Business user self-support: 60-150 hrs/ year Sources: Harvard Business Review; IDC; Microsoft Streamlined User Experience High Performing, Reliable PC Easy to find information Productive Online

Enabling Mobile WorkforcePhilosophy: 

Enabling Mobile Workforce Philosophy Mobile PC shipments in U.S. forecasted to surpass desktops in 2007 In Japan, 56% PC shipments are notebooks The total number of wireless hotspots to reach 250K by 2008 30% of business have remote sites Branches consume about 33% of IT budgets Sources: IDC, Gartner, Microsoft Staying in Sync More Secure and Protected on the Go Optimizing for Mobile Hardware Connecting, Collaborating, Sharing






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