I got my first look at Windows 7 just after TechEd EMEA last November, however it wasn’t until I saw it on an atom powered sub notebook that I got excited as these things (e.g. the Asus Eee, Dell Mini X, Samsung NC10 etc.) are selling in spades despite or because of the current economic climate.
So what’s all the fuss about? Basically for the IT professional it’s a better citizen on the corporate network:
The UI is more vista so if you liked that you’ll like this.
I mention all this now because the Beta is out there for TechNet subscribers by going here. Be aware of a few things if you are planning to have a go:
Finally if you don’t have spare kit or space on a Virtual machine environment you can keep up to date with all things Windows 7 here.