Get IT Done Easier: How Vista & Office Can Simplify Your Day


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  • Get IT Done Easier: How Vista & Office Can Simplify Your Day

    1. 1. “ Better Together” for Your Business Productivity Windows Vista ™ and the 2007 Microsoft ® Office system, Indika Boteju (Indy) [email_address] Solutions Advisor Microsoft Corporation +
    2. 2. Help protect & manage content Find information & improve business insight Simplify how people work together Reduce IT costs & improve security +
    3. 3. <ul><li>Quality improvements, addressing reliability, security and performance </li></ul><ul><li>Administration improvements and changes </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging Hardware Technologies and Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Application and Hardware compatibility </li></ul><ul><li>Deployment process guidance </li></ul>More detailed information for IT Pros is available in the TechNet article, “ Notable Changes in Windows Vista Service Pack 1”
    4. 4. <ul><li>Find what you’re looking for on your PC and the Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pervasive search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live icons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search folders </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Unify all communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From one location, manage all communication types: e-mail, voice, IM, faxes, calendar, and To Do. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access your information virtually anywhere; interact with Outlook ® using speech. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use powerful mobile e-mail and IM capabilities. </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>New interface helps you get better results faster. </li></ul><ul><li>Office “ribbon” groups commands logically, making features easier to find intuitively. </li></ul><ul><li>Visualization features make information easier to understand. </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Workflow and business processes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use expanded electronic forms capabilities – on the desktop and the Web. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily create and participate in workflows using familiar Office programs. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Secure your data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows ® BitLocker ™ Drive Encryption helps protect your data from being compromised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Vista ™ can also restrict removable storage devices. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Progress: </li></ul>Security <ul><li>Fewest total vulnerabilities at first birthday </li></ul><ul><li>60% less likely to be infected with malware than XP SP2 </li></ul>Management and Performance <ul><li>Up to $20/PC Help Desk cost reductions </li></ul><ul><li>Over 40% faster File Copy with SP1 </li></ul><ul><li>Startup and shutdown is 50% faster with SP1 </li></ul><ul><li>Battery life is vastly improved with SP1 </li></ul>Device Compatibility <ul><li>78,000 devices supported (58,000 since January 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>96% of top 35,000 devices have device driver in-box, WU or link </li></ul>Application Compatibility <ul><li>99% of NPD top 100 apps </li></ul><ul><li>200+ enterprise apps remediated, 5M seats unblocked </li></ul><ul><li>All Top 3 rd party apps – Adobe, Autodesk, Intuit, Sage** </li></ul>
    10. 10. Optimized Desktop
    11. 11. <ul><li>Make a qualifying purchase and earn partner subsidy funds to use for additional hardware, software, and services. </li></ul><ul><li>How to Use the Offer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a qualifying purchase between August 25, 2008 and December 31, 2008. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earn even more subsidy funds when you: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>purchase from more than one product group </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>purchase advanced or enterprise versions of the software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>purchase licenses with Software Assurance benefits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit your redemption request at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the partner subsidy funds earned through the offer for additional hardware, software, and services. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For more information, visit </li></ul><ul><li>Included Pricing Levels: </li></ul><ul><li>COEM (specific products) </li></ul><ul><li>Open L – Commercial and Government (specific products) </li></ul><ul><li>Open L&SA Government </li></ul><ul><li>Open Value </li></ul><ul><li>Open Value Subscription </li></ul>
    12. 12. IT Priorities Main Technical Capabilities SIMPLIFY HOW PEOPLE WORK TOGETHER REDUCE IT COST & IMPROVE SECURITY FIND INFORMATION & IMPROVE BUSINESS INSIGHT HELP PROTECT & MANAGE CONTENT Collaborate effectively Secure by default and when deployed Find what you’re looking for on your PC and the Web Secure your data Help ensure integrity of data for collaboration Help protect against malicious and harmful elements Find who and what you need Beyond content creation … Unify all communication Cost-effective to deploy and manage Improve business insight Workflow and business processes Cost-effective to deploy and manage Windows Vista ™ Enterprise Office Enterprise 2007 Online Services (Microsoft ® Forefront ™ Security for Exchange Server or Exchange Hosted Services) Exchange Server Enterprise CAL Exchange Server Standard CAL Windows Vista Business Office Professional Plus 2007 Exchange Server 2007
    13. 13. © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.