Windows 11 Pro has arrived. Why should you make the switch? Listen in for more information on what you can expect from the upgrade—features, timelines, security, and more.
Host: James Hilliard
Guest 1: Burt Kersey, Lenovo Channel Account Executive
Guest 2: Ashley Lofaro, Microsoft OEM Senior Partner Development Specialist
[00:19] Introduction of guests
[00:43] What are some of the promises of Windows 11?
[02:49] What can we expect from Lenovo devices as we start seeing Windows 11 roll out?
[06:00] What can we expect from the graphics interface of Windows 11?
[06:49] Can we set up custom desktops based on what you’re using with Windows 11?
[08:30] What’s the timeline for Windows 11 adoption and what are the conversations you hope to be happening during the transition?
[10:30] Are machines bought within the last year likely to accept Windows 11?
[13:55] What do teams that recently made a move to Windows 10 need to consider?
[14:53] What do teams that recently made a move to Windows 7 need to consider?
[15:46] What if a team buys Windows 11 machines, but needs to be on Windows 10 for a period of time?
[16:22] What are some things we can expect from hardware manufacturers like Lenovo to integrate with the security in Windows 11?
[19:30] What should IT teams be considering while looking at their networks before rolling out a more robust OS?
[21:51] What type of conversations do you anticipate you’ll be having with teams looking into Windows 11?
[24:08] Is there something that Lenovo is looking at from a supply chain perspective to get customers the gear they need to support Windows 11?