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Your Feedback Needed: Keeping Dead Products Alive

Software vendors always want you on their latest and greatest, this is called insuring their revenue stream. Customers aren't usually so anxious to spend hard-earned corporate dollars on new software when the old stuff works just fine.

The carrot is the promise of cool new features. The vendor stick is ending support, in particular stopping security updates and patches.

Help Doug out with a future feature by writing to him about the unsupported hardware and software you still use. Send your thoughts to dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 09/08/2011 at 1:18 PM


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