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The Register: Microsoft Sees Bespoke Windows Everywhere

Nov 26, 2004, 01:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

"Hidden in Microsoft's deal to supply over half a million client desktops at the US department of defense is one of the year's most intriguing stories. The services and other agencies under the Pentagon will receive a bespoke version of Windows: a sign that Redmond is preparing to counter slower growth in its license revenues by cranking up its professional services business...

"This, however is not the full story, as we pointed out at the time. And open source strategists should view this with some concern..."

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