This session will explore how Windows 7 networking reduce IT costs, improve productivity, and make it easier to manage. We will first discuss the challenges managing the network and then how Windows 7 network solutions address IT Professional needs. Then we will examine each of the new Windows 7 networking features and enhancements and explain why these solutions provide value and reduce IT costs. The feature topics will include Direct Access, VPN reconnect, Mobile Broadband, Branch Cache, and SMB enhancements. In addition, we will discuss File Sharing, transparent caching, and Offline File Enhancements, DNS Security Extensions, multiple active firewalls, and URL-based QoS.