Windows 7 Enterprise w/SP1 64-bit
Decrease the time spent waiting to download files across the network.
Find information in remote repositories, including SharePoint sites, with a simple user interface.
BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
Help protect data on PCs and removable drives, with manageability to enforce encryption and backup of recovery keys.
Specify what software is allowed to run on a user's PCs through centrally managed but flexible Group Policies.
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) optimizations
Improved user experience for VDI with multimon and microphone support, which have the ability to reuse virtual hard drive (VHD) images to boot a physical PC.
Multilingual user interface
Create a single OS image for deployment to users worldwide.
The following features are available in both Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Enterprise:
Manage lots of open programs, documents, and browser windows easily with thumbnail and full-screen previews of open windows. Open files and get around your PC faster with the improved taskbar. You can easily pin programs you use often to the taskbar and launch them in just one click.
Open files you use regularly in just two clicks with Jump Lists on the improved taskbar.
Windows 7 has simple new ways to manage open windows. For example, with Snap you can arrange two windows side-by-side just by dragging them to opposite sides of your screen.
Windows 7 lets you peek behind open windows to get a quick look at your desktop.
With Windows 7, setting up wireless connections is easier with consistent, one-click connections to available networks, whether those networks are based on Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, dial-up, or corporate VPN.
Connect Windows 7 PCs on a home network in just four clicks and easily get to the photos, music, and files on each one--even share printers--with HomeGroup.
Under the terms of the university's agreement with Microsoft, the university has extended the right to all eligible faculty and staff members of the main campus to use the above listed software for work at home. Faculty and staff members must abide by the license agreement. If the university does not renew this agreement or exercise the buyout option, the software license under this agreement must be deleted and removed from all computers at the time this agreement expires or is terminated.