Better, faster, more cost-effective technology launched
The only constant in life, is change. Technologies are constantly evolving and one of the leading innovators in the technology field is Microsoft. They’ve recently launched exciting new products and features that will assist you and enhance your everyday life.
Internet Explorer 9 – Launched November 2010
Windows Internet Explorer 9 (abbreviated as IE9) is the latest version of the Internet Explorer web browser from Microsoft. IE9 supports all new style sheets, much improved performance, and embedded and enhanced color profiles support via Windows Color System. It also features hardware-accelerated graphics rendering and hardware accelerated video rendering. IE9 also supports the HTML5 video and audio tags and the Web Open Font Format.
Windows Phone 7 is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft, and is the successor to their Windows Mobile platform. It is aimed at the consumer market instead of the enterprise market like its predecessor. With Windows Phone 7, Microsoft offers a new Metro user interface, integrates the operating system with Microsoft’s other services, and plans to strictly control which hardware it runs on.
Microsoft Lync 2010 – Launched November 2010
Microsoft Lync (previously Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging application launched by Microsoft and utilises their new ‘Lync Server’. Microsoft Lync in essence can be seen as a replacement for Windows MSN or Live Messenger. Compared MSN Messenger it has an expanded feature set that is targeted toward corporate (enterprise) environments. You’ll find a lot to like about the new Microsoft Lync 2010. Things that will make it easier than ever to reach out, share your thoughts, and work virtually with others. Microsoft Lync ushers in a new connected experience, transforming every communication into interaction that is more collaborative, engaging, and accessible. Microsoft Lync provides a single solution that unites voice, IM, audio-, video-, and web conferencing into a richer, more simplified experience.
Windows Intune – launched October 2010
Microsoft recently announced the Windows Intune Beta, a new solution that simplifies how businesses manage and secure PCs using Windows cloud services and Windows 7, so your computers and users can operate at peak performance. Your employees depend on you to keep their PCs running at their best, whether they are in the office or on the road. Windows Intune delivers cloud-based management and security capabilities using a single Web-based console so that both your users and IT staff can operate at peak performance from virtually anywhere, all that’s required is an Internet connection.