MANAMA: Microsoft Bahrain yesterday announced that Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company has implemented Windows 7 to enhance internal user productivity and streamline and simplify daily operations.
The implementation of Microsoft's new operating system also allows the organisation to have a secure and reliable operating system while giving them the advantage of Windows 7 enhanced functionality and user interface.
The Windows 7 solution enables Mumtalakat's IT staff to streamline deployment processes, deliver desktop services more efficiently and significantly reduce the cost of supporting PC users. These capabilities are enabled by a broad array of new and improved Windows 7 features.
"Mumtalakat is responsible for the investment strategy for Bahrain and we have a broad range of companies across various sectors as part of our portfolio so we need to ensure that we use state-of-the-art technology that provides advanced corporate data management and security and improves best practices," said Mumtalakat vice-president IT Jameel Al Sharaf.
"Windows 7 was the most obvious choice for its feature-rich functionality and ability to deliver and manage user experiences and applications while increasing technological efficiency within the organisation at reduced costs.
"We are very pleased with the way this new operating system works and look forward to deploying other new Microsoft technologies in the near future," he added.
Mumtalakat also uses built-in security enhancements, helping to streamline IT management.
Employees also use Internet Explorer 8 for a more secure browsing experience.
"Our security standards are high given the nature of our work and with Windows 7, we have the added benefit of implementing built-in security features that meet our high standards," added Mr Al Sharaf.
"Windows 7 delivers the fundamental performance, reliability and security features that organisations today are looking for," Microsoft country manager for Bahrain Badea Esbai added.