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MCPs Tackle Windows Server 2003

This year and next will see a major boost in the number of companies trying out Windows Server 2003, especially among those enterprises where MCPs are employed.

This year and next will see a major boost in the number of companies trying out Windows Server 2003, especially among those enterprises where MCPs are employed. More than half of the organizations where Microsoft certified professionals work have already begun researching and testing Windows 2003 or expect to by Dec. 31. Yet only a third of those firms expect to deploy the new operating system before the end of the year. That’s what a recent MCP Magazine survey of technical professionals concludes.

 

 

Windows 2003 Adoption Plans
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The same results say that 29 percent of respondents have no specific plans to research or test Windows 2003 at this time and 42 percent have no plans to deploy it. Among those who have no Microsoft certification, 45 percent said their companies have no plans in place for research or testing and 47 percent said they don’t know when, if ever, deployment would take place.

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Dian L. Schaffhauser is a freelance writer based in Northern California.

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