Skip to main content

Internet Explorer 9: The Most Common Questions Answered

Should enterprises wait for Internet Explorer 9 before deploying Windows 7?

We recommend that organizations who have just started their Windows® 7 and Internet Explorer® 8 migration planning, or are currently in the application testing phase of their Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8 migration projects, switch to testing, piloting and deploying Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9.

For organizations that are currently deploying Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8, we recommend that they continue with these deployments. This will allow organizations to realize the benefits of Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8 immediately. In parallel, we also recommend that these organizations pilot Internet Explorer 9 and make Internet Explorer 9 part of their longer-term desktop strategy. Because of the high degree of compatibility between Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9, investments made while deploying Internet Explorer 8 today will apply to Internet Explorer 9 deployments.

How can Internet Explorer 9 help our organization standardize the web browser on desktops PCs?

Internet Explorer 9 is the only web browser that supports modern web standards such as HTML5, and provides nearly 1,500 Group Policy settings. Internet Explorer 9 supports the specific deployment, management, and support needs of enterprises. Additionally, users will enjoy Internet Explorer 9; a positive experience can help drive acceptance of a standard web browser across the company.

Read the full article from Microsoft Tech Net

ITProPortal.com monitors all leading technology stories and rounds them up to help you save time hunting them down.