Why Windows Vista? Survey Question

In a survey conducted by Ziff Davis Enterprise Editorial Research for eWEEK, respondents indicated that they have been underwhelmed by Microsoft Windows Vista. And, it seems the future of Windows is ... XP? Vista? What Vista? One year after Vista’s release, just 2 percent of respondents said the OS is the primary desktop OS at […]

In a survey conducted by Ziff Davis Enterprise Editorial Research for eWEEK, respondents indicated that they have been underwhelmed by Microsoft Windows Vista. And, it seems the future of Windows is ... XP?

Vista? What Vista? One year after Vista’s release, just 2 percent of respondents said the OS is the primary desktop OS at their company. A whopping 92 percent said Windows XP was the primary desktop OS.

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’re currently using is the one they expect to be using in 2009. Looks like XP has a longer life than Microsoft planned—or wanted.

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Survey, Windows Vista, Windows XP