Windows 9 rumors freeze corporate Windows 8 uptake


    Posted: 23 Jan 2014
    With Windows 9 rumored to be coming out early next year, there's little reason for businesses just transitioning off Windows XP to ever deploy Windows 8, experts say.

    With a user learning curve, hardware update, and apps compatibility all posing potential hurdles to Windows 8 adoption, most businesses transitioning from Windows XP will likely wind up using Windows 7 as their new platform of choice, says Shawn Allaway, CEO of Converter Technology, which specializes in migrating businesses to new versions of Windows and Microsoft Office.
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    labeeman's Avatar Posted By: labeeman
    23 Jan 2014

  1. Lee's Avatar
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    . . .Just more Win 8 is crap article. . .
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    Lee, post: 12360, member: 135 said:
    . . .Just more Win 8 is crap article. . .
    I think there is more to it than that. History has shown that businesses often shun the latest and greatest for stable and proven. Windows 7 is a lot closer in functionality to XP than 8 is so training costs will be lower. $$ matters so if going to 7 will cost less they will do it.
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    By and large, business will never take up tifkam. Some small numbers, those who actually NEED windows on a tablet... but not many, in the grand scheme of things.
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    Hmmm, maybe they should change the logon audio to "Raspberry Beret" ?? :)

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