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Silicon.com: Gartner stresses costs of Win2000 migration

Feb 21, 2000, 21:27 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dominic Maher)

"Large companies migrating to Windows 2000 will face a tough time, according to a senior Gartner Group analyst."

"Ed Thompson, a research director at Gartner, said: 'A company with more than 50,000 users wanting to run the operating system on everything from desktops to notebooks will face a bill of around £85m to do so.' He added that anyone who has recently moved to NT 4 would be 'nuts' to move to Microsoft's latest offering because they would never get their money back."

"...Thompson gave a warning to all corporates. He said: "Small customers will have a relatively easy time but large customers will have the toughest.' "

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