A survey of major German companies showed Wednesday that only 1 per cent are using Windows Vista, the new Microsoft operating system for personal computers introduced a year ago. The survey covered 359 companies based in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with annual sales of at least 100 million euros (150 million dollars).
Conducted by Droege & Comp, a German consultancy, and the newspaper Handelsblatt, it was made public at the CeBIT computing trade fair in Hanover, Germany.
Achim Berg, chief executive of Microsoft Germany, rejected concern Monday that many corporate customers had so far decided to stay with the predecessor, Windows XP.
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