There are many reasons to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional – speed, productivity, easy of use, etc. But if are really planning to upgrade to it, here is one more reason to do so. Before you upgrade, you can actually calculate the tangible ROI.
On the US Windows 7 site there is a Windows 7 Pro ROI Tool that lets you do exactly that. It illustrates in just a couple of minutes the potential productivity gains from upgrading to Windows 7 Professional.
You will need to enter a few details like the number of PCs, laptops, computer users, existing operating system details, etc and then take a look at the cost benefits.
The results provide an estimate of how much you could save with Windows 7 Professional based on worldwide industry research by IDC.
Figures are based on productivity gains, which can be up to 6 days per user per year. When you spread that across even just a few users it’s apparent that you gain significant business benefits.