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Microsoft Qatar holds Windows 7 workshop

IT professionals from over 20 enterprises learn about Windows 7 system

Microsoft Qatar holds Windows 7 workshop
Microsoft Qatar recently held a workshop for IT professionals to teach them how to successfully migrate enterprises onto Windows 7 software.

Microsoft Qatar recently held a customer workshop for enterprises in Doha to aid companies to deploy the Windows 7 enterprise edition across their IT environment.

IT professionals from over 20 different companies learnt about the Windows 7 operating system and techniques for successful migration from their current OS to the Windows 7 system.

"These workshops have been designed as part of the Microsoft Services Optimised Desktop Solution which brings together strategy, proven expertise and best practices for Windows 7 deployment," said Mohammed Hammoudi, country manager, Microsoft Qatar. "Our main objective was to help our customers deploy a more cost effective, flexible, secure, and well-managed desktop solution built on Windows 7 that fits their current and future needs. From our perspective, we want to empower our customers to succeed by helping them get the most out of their IT assets through access to our global knowledge base and experience across different customer environments. The positive feedback from attendees further validates the success of this workshop."

Attendees were given information on how to use Microsoft's free deployment tools, such as Microsoft Deployment Toolkit. The seminar also looked at organisational challenges that might arise from the migration to Windows 7, such as application compatibility.

"As part of our commitment and dedication to enable our enterprise customers with the latest and most reliable infrastructure solutions, our team has been undergoing a consistent training path with Microsoft to maintain our services leadership. The Windows 7 Optimised Desktop training added significant value to our skillset, which will definitely support our training and qualification vision," said Abdul Salam, general manager, Information and Communication Technology WLL, who participated in the workshop.

According to Microsoft, the Windows Optimised Desktop solution, build around Windows 7, is designed to offer customers computing choices that help create a more productive, secure and manageable desktop environment.

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