On Demand Webcast
Seamless Windows® 7 Migration
How to maximise control, compatibility and automation for the perfect rollout
View this on demand webcast to identify the steps you need to take to deliver a seamless migration to Windows 7. In addition, we will examine key issues such as applications migration, data migration issues and how to ensure you are maximising your security solutions.
What you will get from this webcast
- Identify the steps you should take to optimise security and control of critical applications.
- Understand the role of compatability softare toolkits and license management issues.
- Learn how to maximise automation and minimise costs.
- Hear real life experiences and key learnings of how other public sector bodies have delivered a seamless migration to Windows 7.
Mike Simons, Editor, ComputerworldUK
Mike is the Editor of ComputerWorldUK, joining IDG from Reed in 2006, where he worked on Computer Weekly and ComputerWeekly.com since 1999. He was News editor at the launch of ComputerWeekly.com in 2001 and news editor of a combined Computer Weekly and ComputerWeekly.com operation from 2003. Mike helped Computer Weekly secure the Periodical Publishers Association awards as either "magazine of the year" or "campaigning magazine of the year" for four years out of five. Mike joined IDG as launch editor of ComputerworldUK and has recently also taken over responsibility as editor of sister site Techworld. Mike also sits on the SAP Global Quality Awards judging panel.
Tony Lock, Programme Director, Freeform Dynamics
As Programme Director at Freeform Dynamics, Tony is responsible for driving coverage in the areas of Systems Infrastructure and Management, IT Service Management, Outsourcing, and emerging hosting models such as Software as a Service and Cloud Computing. Beyond technology, Tony also considers the role of financial models in relation to IT investment.
One of the areas that interests Tony is how developments in infrastructure and communications technologies allow more innovative and effective ways of delivering services to the business. His in depth knowledge of mainframe, server and storage technology and their operational management puts him in an ideal position to drive through theory to real world practicalities. Tony has considerable experience of managing desktops and the associated migration projects. As an analyst he has undertaken extensive research into all aspects of the delivery of services to end users and has written extensively on the likely paths that user and device management will take. Tony speaks regularly in this general area to a wide variety of audiences. Based in Germany, Tony joined Freeform Dynamics in 2007. He has been an industry analyst since 2000, originally with Bloor Research, then later with Sageza. Before this, he gained extensive experience in the vendor arena working for companies such as Amdahl, and also has a strong IT practitioner background with companies like BP and BT.
Nigel Leaney, Senior Solution Architect working in the End User Computing and Mobility space, Dell
Nigel has been involved in IT for over 25 years. Starting as a user, he has undertaken various training roles, technical support, IT management and consultancy. In 1993 Nigel moved into a role providing technical consultancy to a global telecommunications provider. Since 1995 he has worked closely with Microsoft based technologies specialising in the analysis, design, development and support of complex solutions based on Windows and associated applications. Nigelâ€™s main focus has been on Windows Server 200x infrastructure and design. He has worked with Microsoft Server Operating Systems since Windows NT 3.5. He has worked with all versions of Microsoft Client Operating Systems since they became commercially available. In 2008 Nigel joined Dell to concentrate on the creation and delivery of EUC solutions for the UK Public Sector. In his current role, Nigel provides consultancy around Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere End User Computing incorporating a traditional approach to the deployment and management of desktop and laptop computing, typically based on the Windows OS as well as a Next Generation, device independent model.