Microsoft’s Windows Vista operating system appears to be losing traction with businesses. Fears of an uncertain economy are one factor, but there’s also a more fundamental reason: Many businesses still don’t see the need.
Consumers tend to buy new operating systems when they buy new computers. For businesses, however, moving to a new operating system is a strategic decision that takes into account much more: factors such as cost, the time it takes to train employees, and whether the new operating system is compatible with the hardware and software the businesses already use.
When Microsoft released
But over the last year, many businesses decided to delay moving to
What happened? Businesses just don’t see the value.
The situation for
Microsoft Vice President Mike Nash says that many businesses are making their decisions based on outdated impressions of
Still, not everyone is wary of
Yet even Heitkamp understands why
source: The Wall Street Journal