News | September 24, 2012

D&H Offers "Windows 7 To Windows 8" Solutions Lab Webcast Wed. 9/26

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— Attendees Can Win an Xbox 360® Kinect and/or a copy of Windows 8® Professional —

HARRISBURG, PA – Leading North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor D&H Distributing will conduct a free webcast for its reseller customers entitled “Windows 7 to Windows 8:  The Familiar Made Easier” on Wednesday, September 26 at 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.  The event will help VARs familiarize themselves with the differences between Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 8®, so they can capitalize on the Windows 8 opportunity and help their end-customers make a smooth transition.  Attendees have a chance to win prizes including a Grand Prize package of an Xbox 360® Kinect™ bundle with a copy of Windows 8 Professional, or one of five additional copies of Windows 8 Professional. 

During the presentation, D&H Solutions Specialists Bill Hersh and Larry Henry will directly compare different actions and features of Microsoft Windows 7 to those in Windows 8.  As with many of the D&H Solutions Lab events, the presentation will be followed by a live Q&A opportunity.  The presentation will also be available on-demand at dandh.com after the event, for customers who may be unable to attend. 

“The more thoroughly we can get our VARs up-to-speed on the capabilities of Windows 8, the more they’ll have an edge against the competition in proliferating this OS,” said Jeff Davis, senior vice president of sales at D&H.  “The seminar will immediately identify the functions of Windows 8 that are even easier than in version 7.  Once resellers can communicate these points in the marketplace, they’ll be well positioned to make upgrade sales.”

Registration for this event has been one of the highest D&H has experienced for a webcast event so far this year.  The D&H Solutions Lab features detailed, close-up videography from both front and overhead angles (e.g., with the ability to zoom the camera view right inside the chassis of a machine), to give resellers an interactive experience comparable to a live demonstration.  D&H customers can log-in to dandh.com to register, or call their representatives at (800) 340-1001.

About D&H Distributing

As the nation’s leading technology distributor, D&H provides a wealth of resources to empower solution providers and consultants, delivering a broad selection of SMB categories, products and applications.  The company’s offerings span server and infrastructure, SOHO and mobile applications, consumer electronics and gaming.  D&H’s multi-market expertise, account-dedicated sales teams, sterling service and flexible financing options are unmatched in the industry.

With an impressive 94-year history serving as a trusted advisor to the reseller channel, D&H has been able to consistently reinvent itself based upon changing market conditions. The company prides itself on creating business partnerships with an astute focus on ease-of-doing-business, relationships, value, performance and service.

D&H was named Cisco’s Worldwide Small Business Distributor of the Year for 2010, won the Microsoft Licensing Operational Excellence Award seven years running and was named Microsoft’s OEM Distributor of the Year.  The company ships out of five separate locations in North America, including its US headquarters in Harrisburg and its Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.  Additional US warehouses are located in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; and Fresno, CA. Call D&H toll-free at (800) 340-1001 or visit www.dandh.com.

SOURCE: D&H Distributing

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