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Techweb: Survey Sees Rapid Deployment Of Windows 2000

Aug 01, 1999, 16:22 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stuart Glascock)

Thanks to cranky for this link.

"Deployment of Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 2000 operating system will be more rapid and more widespread than what Microsoft and some analysts have estimated, according to an independent survey of 1,300 IT professionals."

"By Jan. 1, 2001, over 90 percent of business desktops will be running Windows, and 40 percent will be running Windows 2000 professional, the research company said, concluding further that adoption of Microsoft's flagship platform may only take six months to a year."

"Research by Survey.com, formerly World Research, and the Palo Alto Management Group, suggests a quicker uptake -- a year or two, not five years as has been suggested -- in the adoption of the long-awaited operating system."

"Other findings fuel the notion the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant will conquer the enterprise-business environment in the same manner the Microsoft platform has dominated the desktop environment..."

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