Windows & Interoperability: 12 Windows 7 Features That Will Make Life Easier for IT Pros

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2009-10-22 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Windows 7 will make its debut on Oct. 22, with a number of new features included that will change life for IT administrators managing the new operating system on their devices. Deploying and managing Windows 7 will likely be an altogether different experience from what IT pros found with Windows XP and Windows Vista. Some of these features, such as BitLocker, are designed to make administrators' lives easier by giving them more granular control over system aspects such as security or power management. Others, such as BranchCache or Remote Media Streaming, will make end-users' lives more productive or fun, but could give those IT administrators another layer of complexity with which to deal.
 
 
 

12 Windows 7 Features That Will Make Life Easier for IT Pros

 
12 Windows 7 Features That Will Make Life Easier for IT Pros
 
 
 
 
 
Nicholas Kolakowski is a staff editor at eWEEK, covering Microsoft and other companies in the enterprise space, as well as evolving technology such as tablet PCs. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Playboy, WebMD, AARP the Magazine, AutoWeek, Washington City Paper, Trader Monthly, and Private Air. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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