This session will explore Windows 7 platform capabilities that provides enhanced security and control, secure anywhere access that make users more productive, and seamless desktop management that make it easier for IT Professionals and users to manage the desktop. We will discuss networking features such as Direct Access, Branch Cache, and Search Federation. Then we will explore management improvements such as Powershell V2.0, Group Policy improvements, deployment enhancements including virtual desktop infrastructure improvements, and Troubleshooting Packs. Next we will discuss data protection enhancements such as Bitlocker and Bitlocker to go, and core security improvements including UAC and Applocker to ensure secure desktop platform. Finally, the session will explore Windows 7 power efficiency improvements to reduce energy costs and improve battery life.