Vista Adoption Far From a Done Deal

by admin November 20, 2007 at 6:44 pm

What a difference a few days can make.

Last week, analysis firm Forrester Research released a report suggesting deployments of Vista inside enterprises were about to take off after a year in the doldrums.

However, another analysis firm, King Research, on Monday released the results of its own survey, which shows 90 percent of IT staffers have concerns about migrating to Vista.

The newest report, which King conducted earlier this month for systems management appliance vendor KACE, also found that “44 percent of companies have considered deploying non-Windows operating systems to avoid Vista migration with 9 percent of those already in the process of switching.”

That’s a far cry from the Forrester report, which found that while only 2 percent of PCs in enterprises are running Vista so far, 7 percent of IT staffers have plans to begin deploying it by year’s end.

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