Windows 7 comes to Qatar,


Windows 7 comes to Qatar,


DOHA: Microsoft Qatar yesterday launched windows 7 along with Microsoft windows server 2008 Re2 and Microsoft exchange server 2010 in a function held at the grand Hyatt Hotel,

Under the titles New Efficiency the fresh range of innovative software solutions is being introduced in line with Microsoft's commitment to using technology to accelerate economic recovery,

As countries in every corner of the globe work emerge from tough market conditions, Microsoft is committed to providing innovative technology products and services that will provide the fuel to help reignite the engine of economic growth, said Mohammad Hammoudi, country Manager, Microsoft Qatar, during the press conference.


We believe that our software solutions for the new efficiency can help companies manage the short and long end of a downturn by driving down costs and improving operations' said Hammoudi.

Compared to the rest of the world, Hammoudi noted the IT sector in Qatar was not impacted much by the economic crunch. He cited the indispensable role of IT in the modest of new economic realities experienced globally saying technology use in the world has become integral and that here is a need for companies to use more IT infrastructure in making decisions and securing revenues,

The new offerings have been developed specifically to enable businesses to address their most pressing business concerns and strengthen their ability to deliver the new generation of technology innovations work together to help reduce cost and complexity for business.


Microsoft has partnered with around 47,000 organizations worldwide to prepare for the launch'' said Wilson C. Xavier, Business Group Manager Windows client.


In Qatar, Microsoft has forged strong key partnerships with organizations such as EBLA, Mannai; ICT; AlDura, QDS; Ideal solution, and New horizon training center working closely with Microsoft Qatar to deliver advance enterprise computing technologies in the region.


The new efficiency aims to enable business to build information systems that are more flexible, cost effective and help people to understand and respond to changing business conditions with grater insight and sped then ever before.


With windows 7 Microsoft is delivering a foundation for unmatched customer experiences across applications services and devices. It delivers innovative new features and simplicity that enable end users to be productive no matter where they are of where their data resides.

 Xavier expressed optimism businesses and consumers will have a smooth transition to windows 7 form its predecessor with windows 7 being the best operating system which is more reliable user friendly and secure.

With windows server 2008 R2, Microsoft is building on the award –winning foundation of windows server 2008 by expanding existing technology and adding new innovations that enable customers to reduce cost and improve efficiencies. New virtualization tools, web resources management enhancements and exciting window 7 integration with help customers increase the reliability and flexibility of their server infrastructures.


Microsoft will also launch exchange 2010 which is the latest version of Microsoft's premier enterprise messaging and collaboration solution. As exchange continues to grow in market share it has become the Redstone of Microsoft's vision for unified communications. With new deployment and storage options enhanced inbox management capabilities and e-mal archiving built-in exchange 2010 helps, organizations lower costs and achieve new levels of reliability and performance,


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