Gates, Bill: European OEM Briefing, April, 16th 1992, Monte Carlo - PC Directions, Microsoft, Monte Carlo 1992.

THEMES: Gates, Bill
YEAR: 1992
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LABEL: Domino | Mail | PC | Windows - MS Windows
PLACES: Cairo | MonteCarlo
TIME: 1992
 
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Bill Gates

Chairman And CEO
Microsoft Corporation

European OEM Briefing
April, 16th 1992
Monte Carlo




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Bill Gates
Chairman And CEO
Microsoft Corporation








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PC Is Becoming Central To Computing


* Hardware costs/power

* Proven "track record"

* Software capabilities





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Technologie Driving Costs Down

Intro.ClockAfter 2 yearsMIPS
80386198616335 - 10
804861989255015 - 30
80486 DX219925010030 - 60
8058619926613360 - 120

Technologie has never flowed so efficiently to the user



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Personal Computers For Individual And Corporate Computing


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Windows Strategy



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Market Perspective

Installed
base
Annual run
rate 1992
    Windows 3.0
    MS-DOS
9.0 M
96.0 M
9.2 M
24.3 M
    Macintosh
    PC UNIX
    OS/2
6.5 M
1.0 M
1.2 M
2.2 M
.4 M
.7 M
Source IDC, October 1991






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Graphical Application
1990-91 sales




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Microsoft Windows






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System Architecture





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System Architecture





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WOSA Services

    * Data Access

    * Messaging

    * Distributed file

    * Print services

    * Directory services

    * Distributed security

    * Systems management

    * Licensing

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Systems Open Process
Design previews

* Object linking and embedding 2.0, Aug '91

* Messaging API 1.0 (MAPI), Oct '91

* Open database connectivity (ODBC), Nov '91

* Windows user interface, Feb '92

* Object linking and embedding 2.0, Mar '92

* Multimedia synchronization and filtering, Q1 '92


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Windows Open Services Architecture - WOSA



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Information At Your Fingertips
What is it?

* File, retrieve, and browse information easily

* Access information independent of its location

* Integrate various kinds of information

* PC as an information "appliance"

* A distributed, object-oriented vision







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OLE 2.0: Richer Integration
Make objects behave more like a part of the dokument, less like foreign bodies

* In-place editing

* Drag-and-drop

* Layout negotiation

* Property inheritance

* Search, spell check


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OLE 2.0: Architectural Improvements


* Enabling programmability of applications

    - Standard way to expose commands
    - Macro recording and playback engine
* Protocol extensibility

    - Negotiable object capabilities
    - Dynamic loading of handlers
* Efficient handling of large objects


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Windows Cairo Overview

* Integrated object management system

* Integrated information services

* Native distributed computing model

* Standard systems management

* Object-based user interface






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Object Filing System


* Core technological advance

* Combination data management and file system

* Central system data store

* Extensible with new objects

* Distributed, secure, replicated





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Windows Cairo:User Shell


* Object-centric

* Property Sheets

* Content and property-based query

* Containment and query for all data

* Network-enabled


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Programming In The `90s

* Developers use higher level tools
* More user participation

    C,C++


    Visual Basic,

    Microsoft database

    Microsoft Excel,
    Microsoft Word macros

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Operating Systems Comparison
Windows 3.1OS/2 2.0Windows NT
    Operating system features
    Demand paging
    32 bits internally
    32-bit IO drivers
    Parameter validation
    Continue on fault
    Seperate address space for apps
    Fully preemptive multitasking
    Symmetric multiprocessing support
    C2 level security
    Available on non-X86 systems
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Operating Systems Comparison

Windows 3.1OS/2 2.0Windows NT
    True Type scalable fonts
    OLE
    Fast File Manager
    Fast file caching
    VGA MS-DOS app support
    Multimedia/pen support
    Drag-and-drop
    Application registration
    Application registration
    Applications available
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4900

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Windows Lets OEMs Innovate









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Windows For OEMs

* Help sell system
* Preinstall
* Advance video, sound, and networking
* Share in marketing programs with logo








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Windows Computer And Consumer Opportunities



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