Microsoft presents GITEX-only preview of Windows 7 on new PCs
GITEX Technology Week 2009 will open with a preview of Microsoft’s soon-to-be-released operating system, Windows 7.
GITEX Technology Week 2009 will open with a preview of Microsoft's soon-to-be-released operating system, Windows 7.
Microsoft's Steven Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Division at the company, will deliver a keynote address on Sunday 18th October, the opening day of GITEX Technology Week.
Guggenheimer oversees worldwide sales, marketing and licensing of pre-installed Windows operating systems, and in his role, he is responsible for working with computer hardware manufacturers and system builders on the pre-installation of Microsoft applications, and the relationship between Microsoft and the original device manufacturers that engineer, design and build mobile and embedded devices, personal computers and servers for OEMs.
"Over the past several years, we have worked closely with our industry partners on the development of Windows 7," said Steven Guggenheimer, corporate vice president of the original equipment manufacturer division at Microsoft. "We are excited for its general availability to consumers and all of the new opportunities we believe it provides for our partners and our customers."
Technology fans in the Middle East will see a GITEX-only preview of Windows 7 on new PCs, and will also be able to purchase Windows 7 pre-loaded on laptops at GITEX Shopper. The new operating system will be available worldwide on 22 October 2009.
Windows 7 has been designed to deliver a wide range of enhancements to both business and home users. In particular, it simplifies everyday tasks such as searching, navigating your PC and browsing the Web. It offers improved performance, reliability and security, while making new things possible around multimedia and touch capabilities.
The GITEX Technology Week Opening Keynote Address will have limited seating available, that will be allocated on a first come first served basis.