Microsoft hosts Windows 7 workshop in Doha
Doha, April 4, 2011
Microsoft Qatar, a unit of Dubai-based Microsoft Gulf, recently held a customer workshop for enterprises in Doha to help facilitate the deployment of Windows 7 Enterprise edition across their IT environment.
IT professionals from more than 20 enterprises across Qatar got insights into proven processes and techniques to successfully migrate their desktop environment to Windows 7. This included information on how organizations could leverage Microsoft's free deployment tools like Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT).
The workshop also tackled organizational challenges like application compatibility. With the help of free tools like Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) from Microsoft, customers were advised on the steps they could take to prevent potential problems with legacy applications.
“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,” said Abdul Salam, general manager, Information and Communication Technology.
“The Windows 7 Optimized Desktop training added significant value to our skillset, which will definitely support our training and qualification vision,” he added.
“These workshops have been designed as part of the Microsoft Services Optimized 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,” Hammoudi concluded. – TradeArabia News Service