It does not require a full upgrade of equipment.

Thus, the most pleasant fact is that Windows 7 allows you to work on older hardware. Windows 7 has been less resource intensive than Windows Vista. This operating system requires less memory and less disk space. Almost all computers, working under Windows XP, can be transferred to Windows 7 without any updates, thus not requiring a PC replacement. On the other hand the fact that Windows 7 is running on 32 -bit processors is seen as the last respite for users and developers before the final transition to 64 -bit. According to Gartner, by 2014, a 32 -bit architecture will remain only 25 % of the whole world computers.

Hard drives are weak.

Over the past few years, processors and memory of Windows software have become faster, but many systems are still suffering because of the relatively slow mechanical parts of the hard drive. The most common solution is a virtualization application incompatibilities. Although that is installed virtual machine disk is even more decrease in performance. This problem can be solved with a solid-state disk (SSD) - devices with no moving parts, but the small capacity and high cost of SSD do not allow them to compete with conventional hard disks. Ideal storage and valuable information for business users - the presence of the corporate network. Storage Server provides efficient backup and secure access to data.

Virtual XP requires hardware virtualization technology.

It is better to download Windows 8 as it will have virtualization technology Hyper-V 3.0, which offers a client hypervisor. In Windows 7, the manufacturers have attempted to offer a client virtualization: XP Mode. And for realization of the XP is old code Virtual PC, not the technology Hyper-V. Such a back step has given the opportunity to apply the old Windows 7 applications on older PCs and laptops.

Increase productivity with multiple monitors.

A similar function was provided in previous OS, but in Windows 7 multi- monitor mode was more or less comfortable to work with. Support widescreen resolution, better graphics and user interface, easy to configure on the position and the resolution of each monitor. But unfortunately, not all enterprise features of Windows 7 were in demand. In any case, any version of Windows requires a corresponding server infrastructure.