Windows & Interoperability: 10 Things You Need to Know NOW About ... Windows 7

 
 
By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2009-05-18 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eWEEK Labs provides (almost) everything you need to know now about Windows 7, Microsoft's update to its client operating system—and what some are seeing as its Vista do-over. For the Labs' review of Windows 7 RC 1, click here.
 
 
 

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Sadly following in Vistas footsteps, Windows 7 will come in a lot of flavors. Everything interesting about Windows 7 will be in the Software Assurance-backed Enterprise iteration. (Available in volume licenses as small as five-pack!) Little of what is interesting about Windows 7 will be in the Professional version.
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Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for eWEEK.com, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at agarcia@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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