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Softchoice: Corporate America is not ready for Windows Vista

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Posted on December 2nd, 2006 by John Pospisil

Corporate America is not ready for Microsoft’s new Windows Vista, according to a new study by Softchoice, a provider of technology products and services.

The study, which will be released in the coming week, shows that the majority of PCs in use today in North American organizations are not equipped to handle Vista’s enhanced requirements.
http://tech.blorge.com/Structure:%20...windows-vista/
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ofcourse they arent, look at alot of the office server comps that have like p3's with like 512 mb ram, works good for what they use it for but wont like the upgrade

where i work the network has a server with 2 p1's and 256 ram if i remember right, works for what its used for but they still run windows 2000 or whatever it is on it
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Most of those computers are Dell brands... and we knows Dell too well...
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Who cares? Vista is not a necessary upgrade (at least not yet).
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Hmm i think those of us who are in the IT field care(as we will have to start looking for ways to A:avoid the upgrade B:implement the upgrade by force a year down the road anyways.)
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Hmm i think those of us who are in the IT field care(as we will have to start looking for ways to A:avoid the upgrade B:implement the upgrade by force a year down the road anyways.)
There are still more Windows 2000 users then mac OSX users. Upgrades take a lot longer in the "average" user markets.
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Buisnesses want to make sure that Vista is secure before the upgrade.
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The only thing I see really for is gaming but as far as I know it is still really not good for that
    
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But thats really only due to driver issues? This year windows is really pushing for pc gaming again with there "Games For Windows" campagn.
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i work in the IT field as well and i can say that my office will not be switching to vista. we're just fine w/ winXP and win2k3 server.

my mom's office that i help w/ IT at once and awhile just switched from win2k to XP like 6 months ago. they're not going to vista any time soon either...

Vista in the workplace won't happen for a long long time i don't think. the only reason i'd even get vista for gaming is for dx10 when/if i ever get a dx10 capable card.
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