White paper: Microsoft Windows 7 operating system — key benefits for industrial users
‘Windows 7 — key benefits for industrial users’
Industry is traditionally slow to adopt any new Microsoft operating system. Many industrial Windows users will have no need for the many new features on offer and will be cautious of potential bugs or security flaws. It is rarely worth considering switching to a new operating system unless you are developing a new product. For those who are making the switch, this white paper from Amplicon describes the key benefits of using Windows 7.
Click on the link above to download the white paper.
White paper contents
- Multiple-core support
- Windows 7 64-bit
- Advantages and disadvantages of 64-bit
- Windows 7 XP mode
- Solid state disk (SSD) support
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