Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Microsoft unveiled the launch of Windows Vista and Office 2007 on December 1, 2006. The new operating system from Microsoft comes after a dormant period of around 5 years considering the release of Windows XP from Microsoft in the year 2001.
As per the reports from Australian News, inspite of the mushrooming of a few enthusiastic competitors like Google and Linux trying to put an end to the chokehold that Microsoft has built up in the field of desktop computing, Microsoft is quite unfazed with respect to the existing scenario. The innovative features provided with the new OS are accounted to this behavior of Microsoft.
With the launch of Windows Vista and Office 2007, Microsoft has begun the distribution of the new Exchange Server 2007 email and messaging server that would assist the company in continuing to be the forerunner in desktop computing.
Amidst the perturbing issues with Windows Vista like hardware incompatibility in new installations, quick drain of the battery power in laptops running on Vista and the issues with the “instant off” feature in laptops installed with the new OS, This release from Microsoft proves to be quite innovative for a few reasons.
- You can perform a detailed search by penetrating into SAP’s ERP software and Siebel’s CRM software using the new Office Share Point Server 2007, which supports intranet websites at the corporate level.
- You can even call up the Outlook email software, work with the inbox and calendar by talking to that software, and you can hear to the email messages read out to you with this new release from Microsoft.