Why Vista? Good Question

 
 
By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2008-03-13
 
 
 

Why Vista? Good Question

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Why Vista? Good Question

Why Vista? Good Question - Primary Desktop OS

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Vista? What Vista? One year after Vista-

Why Vista? Good Question - Primary Desktop OS

Why Vista? Good Question - Future OS

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And it seems that enterprises are planning on sticking with what they have for the foreseeable future: 72 percent of respondents said that the OS they-

Why Vista? Good Question - Future OS

Why Vista? Good Question - Why Make the Move?

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More than two-thirds of respondents saw no compelling reason to move to Vista: Thirty-seven percent said they were not planning on moving to Vista because other Windows platforms were meeting their needs, and 31 percent said they had no plans to move to Vista because of the problems that had been reported with the new OS.


Why Vista? Good Question - Why Make the Move?

Why Vista? Good Question - For Those That Have

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The primary driver for moving to Vista? Increased security? Only for 17 percent of respondents. Improved usability/functionality? Just for 7 percent of respondents. Improved reliability? Er, just 3 percent of respondents were driven by that.


Why Vista? Good Question - For Those That Have

Why Vista? Good Question - Carried Away

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Why Vista? Good Question - Carried Away

Why Vista? Good Question - Not for Nothing

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On that same note, a large number of respondents wrote in responses indicating that the primary driver for Vista was the realization that Microsoft would eventually cut support for XP.


Why Vista? Good Question - Not for Nothing

Why Vista? Good Question - Show of Support

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Forty-four percent of respondents have plans to upgrade to Windows XP Service Pack 3 companywide, with 45 percent of respondents saying they planned to perform the upgrade one to three months after it is released.


Why Vista? Good Question - Show of Support

Why Vista? Good Question - -Other-

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All that said, Vista is high on respondents-

Why Vista? Good Question - -Other-

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