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Windows 7's Bright Future

Gartner sees a great future for Windows 7, claiming that at the beginning of next year 42 percent of PCs will be running the OS. The research house believes that IT budgets are getting healthier, giving IT the cash to migrate off of XP and Vista.

Another report from Net Applications places Win 7 share at 28 percent, Vista a 9 percent and XP at less than 50 percent.

What are your Win 7 plans? Shoot me the details at [email protected]

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/15/2011 at 1:18 PM


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