Windows 7: Small and Midsize Business Corner
Updated: August 23, 2009
Applies To: Windows 7
This collection introduces the methods that you can use to upgrade your company’s computers to the Windows 7 operating system. We recommend three targeted deployment methods for specific scenarios.
For a complete view of Windows 7 resources, articles, demos, and guidance, please visit the Springboard Series for Windows 7 on the Windows Client TechCenter.
Read this overview to help you choose the best deployment method for your environment, whether you are an enthusiast in a small business or a full-time IT pro.
Learn about how to upgrade to Windows 7 by installing a clean copy of the operating system.
Read about how to upgrade to Windows 7 if your organization has 100–200 client computers with a small network, possibly in multiple locations; has an information technology generalist on staff; and uses partners to help with technology adoption.
Read about how to upgrade to Windows 7 if your organization has 200–500 client computers (with at least one location with more than 25 users), managed networks based on Windows Server (possibly in multiple locations), and an IT staff that sometimes uses partners to help with technology adoption.