[Linux4christians] Businesses will postpone Windows 7 rollouts
mwmcmlln at mnsi.net
Wed Apr 15 02:41:53 EDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-04-15 at 08:31 +1000, chris at adebenham.com wrote:
> This is normal for any OS upgrade. Customers generally don't upgrade until after the first major update to an OS (mostly to wait for any major issues to be ironed out)
> This occurs to not just MS, but also most other OS's (particularly the 'enterprise' level ones. I work for Sun and we still have customers running Solaris 2.6 which is over 10 years old now :-) )
But why upgrade when you have a secure (is Solaris 2.6 well patched?)
stable OS that has proven itself? MS is EOL'ing XP, and I'm not happy
about shilling out for Win7, it's stable, and it does what I want it to.
(Okay no big demands are really being made, but it's doing it for me,
> 2009/4/14 Fred A. Miller <fmiller at lightlink.com>:
> > Windows Vista's left such a bad taste in the mouth it's become one
> > reason most organizations won't be moving to Windows 7 next year.
> > A poll of 1,100 Windows customers has found 84 per cent won't be
> > adopting the successor to Windows Vista during the next twelve months.
> > http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/04/14/windows_7_rollout_delay/
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