ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, February 11, 2007
Vol. 41 - No 37
Financial Times  

Microsoft Sri Lanka to unveil Vista

Microsoft’s new Windows Vista, Microsoft 2007 Office System and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 will be launched in Sri Lanka on February 15. It will see industry experts’ usher in Microsoft's latest version of its flagship operating system, opening windows to hitherto untapped vistas of opportunity and productivity, ease of use, security, stability and connectedness.

“The launch will be meaningful to virtually all 500 million personal computer users across the world. Windows Vista is a complete overhaul of Microsoft's operating systems, with significant changes to security and to the interface,” the company said in a press release. Sriyan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Country Manager for Microsoft in Sri Lanka said, "We are very excited to be at the threshold of these launches which are well set to revolutionize the way people work and interact.

The new products focus on enriching consumer experiences and have many benefits built in – and those of us in Sri Lanka can reap many benefits from the world of possibilities they offer. The products will usher in instant enhancement in computing clarity, confidence and deliver a connected way of living.” The key advantage in Windows Vista is its compatibility with the Sinhala language. Microsoft 2007 introduces precision speech recognition, Sinhala documentation and mail on to the desktop ensuring easy usage for most segments of the population, which will in turn benefit the entire nation.


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