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Quoted – Windows 7 and the Enterprise – ECommerce News

Windows 7 Likely to Get Chilly Reception at Enterprise Door

Microsoft has a higher mountain to climb to soften up enterprises on Windows 7 adoption that it did a few years ago. After the Vista train wreck, many are content to keep on getting by with Windows XP — at least, until their IT departments become convinced that the new OS will live up to its promise.

Unless they are high-tech firms themselves, companies tend to have conservative IT strategies, Philadelphia-based marketing Grow Your Business-Fast! Sign up for a FREE trial of Infusionsoft and double your sales in 12 months. consultant Scott Testa told the E-Commerce Times. “Usually, they like to wait a little while to make sure the kinks have been worked out — and then start adopting it.”

At the very least, he said, most companies will want to wait for the first service pack.

Microsoft suffered a black eye with the Vista rollout, he noted, which exacerbated those conservative tendencies.

Furthermore, “XP still fills the needs for most organizations,” said Testa.

http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/Windows-7-Likely-to-Get-Chilly-Reception-at-Enterprise-Door-67446.html

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  1. Great site, I now have you bookmarked to come back again.

  2. Scott:
    So, do you think Windows 7 is better than XP? Is there a reason to risk “everything” to do an upgrade?

    I checked out Vista a couple of times early on, and just noted all the additional memory each of my computers would need just to run it., so I decided against it from the beginning.

    Not sure why Windows 7 would be better. Sounds like you agree too, right?
    Chris Brown

  3. for the vast majority of users xp is fine . . .as time goes on operating systems are becoming less important . . . based on the preliminary pricing of Windows 7. . you may see more and more people turn to open source OS’s such as Linux and Android for the desktop

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  5. Hello. Great job. I did not expect this on a Wednesday. This is a great story. Thanks!

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