Microsoft and Intel Get Ready For Windows Vista and Office 2007

Microsoft and Intel help System Builders get ready for Windows Vista, the 2007 Office System and Intel Core 2 Duo processors

REDMOND, Wash. - October 12, 2006 - Intel Corporation and Microsoft Corp. today announced the Ready 2 Rock Road Show, a series of day-long, hands-on events designed to help system builders make the most of myriad business opportunities afforded them by new and innovative products and technologies from Microsoft and Intel. The road show, to be held in 23 cities across the U.S. and Canada, will help system builders be more competitive in the marketplace by providing the training and technical content they need to build and sell customized solutions based on the most powerful Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Windows Vista, the 2007 Office system and Intel and Microsoft Server products. Office server products are included in the 2007 Microsoft Office system.

In a single day, attendees will receive technical readiness training on new Intel and Microsoft products, including Windows Vista, Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Intel vPro technology, 2007 Microsoft Office System and Intel and Microsoft server products. They will also receive instruction on the unique features and benefits in each version of Windows Vista, how to advise both business and consumer customers on which version of Windows Vista will best meet their needs, and will have the opportunity to build a Windows Vista system on a Verified by Intel mobile platform. Attendees will also be taught how to use Intel's vPro Platform technology to deliver services value to their business clients and how Intel Core 2 Duo processor-based PCs deliver rich new computing experiences. A variety of alliance vendors offering complimentary products will also be available in the Showcase portion of the event. READ MORE...