Intel is Right: Windows 7 Will Succeed

by admin July 30, 2009 at 4:50 pm

Now here’s a prediction you can believe in: Sean Maloney, the chief sales and marketing officer for chip maker Intel, predicted yesterday that Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 7 operating system will be welcomed and adopted by consumers and businesses much more quickly than Vista.

In a story in InformationWeek, Maloney said that Windows 7 will be happily embraced after Vista was shunned by millions of users who had heard about Vista’s poor compatibility with older printers and other peripherals, and its slow performance.

Windows 7 looks to be “just one big positive” for the marketplace, Maloney said to InformationWeek while making an appearance at Intel’s Technology Summit in San Francisco. “This time, we think it will go faster.”

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