WINDOWS 7 IS SOMETHING SPECIAL ATOS ORIGIN ACTIV7 SPEEDS ADOPTION Windows 7 is not just another operating system migration. It will act as a catalyst to genuinely new and better ways of working. It encourages secure and agile collaboration between employees, customers and partners, working fluidly across different locations, media and devices. Windows 7 helps take these advances into the mainstream. As an IT decision-maker, you know better than anybody that in business, migration always needs to be controlled. You want to get the promised benefits to start paying back quickly, but you also need to guarantee integration, compliance and compatibility for heritage data and applications. You will make migration successful – you’ve done it many times before. But first, perhaps, you’d like to get a real feel of how Windows 7 is going to benefit your organization – of how you are going to sell the business difference to your company and colleagues. Let’s get going. www.atosorigin.com WINDOWS 7: DISCOVER, CONVINCE, ACCELERATE There are moments in time when things come together. exploration of ‘before’ and ‘after’. You have the For the way we use technology in business, this is one of opportunity to grill our business and technical experts them - and Windows 7 is a clear expression of that and to talk freely with employees about their own moment. experience. You will also get the chance to weigh the advantages of ‘local installation’ and ‘on-demand’ What have been the hot issues over the last four years or approaches. so? Security and compliance – certainly. Cost and value – as always. Converged communications and collaboration THE VALUE OF 7 – absolutely. Cloud and virtualization – OK. We will work with you to detail the full financial picture. Environmental, mobility and work/life balance choices – Using best-practice models based on our experience of very much so. managing 700,000 desktops worldwide, we will help you assess current and projected TCO, and gain a clean WHY ATOS ORIGIN We can also add the whole discussion about generation estimate of the time needed to achieve a return on the X and Y and the crossover between personal and investment. These calculations will take full account of Atos Origin will manage business use of new technology. your integration and compatibility requirements. We will Windows 7 migration also take a hard look at the practical productivity gains on smoothly and These themes are now all coming together. All good moving to Windows 7. cost-effectively (it is CIOs are too experienced to be taken in by hype. Great cheaper for us to do it than CIOs, however, cut through the hype without losing their THE PROOF OF 7 for you to do it yourselves). innocent enthusiasm for applied technology. Think about This is where your actual implementation begins to take Windows 7 with this in mind. shape. Together we will identify the best opportunities We are the within your own organization for controlled pilot activities. WE ARE THE MIGRATORS Although IT departments are an obvious choice, this is all low-risk/high-value choice Atos Origin has depth in migration skills. We have the about proving value in action. It’s a good idea to identify (the only European player in resources, processes and tools in place for reliable, near non-IT groups who can become your champions. Adding the Gartner Desktop zero-touch deployment. We also have the business and value for a sales team, for example, will really create a Outsourcing leadership cultural experience to manage migration in the way that business buzz. quadrant). best suits your business. We are used to managing complex national and international deployments without THE MOVE TO 7 Migrate to Windows 7 using our customers’ business skipping a beat. Once you’ve explored your vision, identified the value and the Atos Origin Activ7 seen the proof, you are ready to roll. Whether you go for Your design and delivery options are open. We can help ‘local installation’ or ‘on-demand’, we will define a fixed program and expect you adopt Windows 7 as part of an on-demand desktop price-per-user for migration – with a similar fixed price operational cost reduction of environment; in a more traditional locally installed when you ask us to provide ongoing management and at least 30%. architecture; or in a combination of the two. support. We will cover application integration, carrying out all compatibility testing, planning and switchover. THE TIME IS NOW Migration is highly automated, and achieves near As an early adopter of Windows 7 ourselves, we are zero-touch. Scheduling is designed around your business already seeing the benefits. With our Activ7 program, we rhythms, and we’ll provide clear dashboard information have put together a range of discovery and adoption on progress and gain. services to help you envisage and execute your own migration. THE VISION OF 7 Visit our Executive Briefing Centre and discover what we have done ourselves. We offer frank and open "MICROSOFT VALUES ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH ATOS ORIGIN AS For more information: email@example.com A GLOBAL PARTNER AND THE COMPANY'S CONTINUED DEDICATION TO EXTENDING THE VALUE OF WINDOWS 7." RICH REYNOLDS, WINDOWS COMMERCIAL MARKETING, MICROSOFT www.atosorigin.com Atos, Atos and fish symbol, Atos Origin and fish symbol, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldline and the fish symbol itself are registered trademarks of Atos Origin SA. (Global Marketing), (November/2009).