Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Microsoft unveils Windows Vista

Gloabal IT giant Microsoft today introduced the retail version of Windows Vista and 2007 office system. Microsoft aims to reach 18 millions customers in a month.

Windows Vista will be sold in India through 1500 outlets and is priced comparably with its last offering Windows XP,Microsoft India Chairman Ravi Venkatesan told a news conference at Mumbai.

The Genuine Windows Vista Loaded PCs in India will retail at a starting price of Rs.22,000 while Microsoft 2007 Office consumer edition starts at Rs.6000.

Windows Vista is available in 4 editions which are,

  • Windows Vista Ultimate

  • Windows Vista Home Premium

  • Windows Vista Home Basic

  • Windows Vista Starter

The Mcrosoft 2007 Office is available in 2 editions which are,

  • Office Home & Student 2007

  • Office Basic 2007

The differentiation in the latest OS is on 4 counts of Search,Security,Connectivity and Usage,Microsft India MD Neelam Dhawan said.

The company has already sold nearly 9 lakh licensed editions to corporates.