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09.14.09

More Early Signs That Vista 7 Will be Rejected by Businesses

Posted in Asia, Microsoft, Vista, Vista 7, Windows at 8:07 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Vista 7 starts now

Summary: Vista #2 does not impress decision-making personnel

CIOs are not easy prey to the artificial hype over Vista 7, based on this new report which a reader sent to us. Here is the opening:

After Vista flop, Indian CIOs not open to new Windows

Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, may be throwing parties for potential customers to test its Windows 7 operating system to be launched in October, but many chief information officers (CIOs) are not joining the party yet.

Reliance Communications, Asian Paints, Essar Group and some other companies will wait to see how efficient the new product of Microsoft is before shifting to it, after the Vista failed to deliver on the promise of a faster and sleeker operating system.

Windows Vista was lauded and hailed prior to its release and shortly afterwards, before it got some real-world tests, leading to testimonies which overrode pseudo-reviews that Microsoft PR had managed.

“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

George Santayana

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