This has been a very popular topic for some months now. There were many studies and reports claiming that Vista adoption is much slower than Microsoft had hoped for. I am curious to know how the situation in your respective organization is.
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It seems the slow Vista adoption didn't really affect Microsoft revenues which might be an indication that many companies are just waiting for the time that they have to buy new hardware. That is, they continue paying their license fees to Microsoft even though they are still running XP. The only question seems to be, when is the big run to Vista supposed to get started? Or will it never happen? Is Vista really a failure?
I think in the consumer market things are already clear. It took a bit longer than expected, but now most new PCs and laptops are sold with Vista. You might want to check out Ed Bot's interesting investigation regarding this topic. He also has something to say about the segment of small businesses. However, these numbers are only about the current situation and not about future developments.
So in this poll I don't want to know if you are running Vista yourself. Instead, I would like know about the future plans of your organization. Depending on the size of your organization, it might take some time until all your desktops will be running Vista. And I know that it is very hard to predict when this will actually be the case. Thus, I think, it is more interesting to know when you will start with the deployment process on user PCs.
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The last question in this poll is only for those working in organizations that are mostly using Windows on desktops now, but are planning to move to another operating system. Please don't vote for this question if your organization doesn't use Windows. I don't want to discriminate you, but I am curious to know how many are planning to give up Windows on their desktops in the future.