In a list of 10 key predictions for the enterprise IT market in 2007 and beyond, it's Gartner's take on the much-discussed Vista -- released to enterprises last month and available to consumers from the end of January -- which has garnered the most attention.Learn more at IT Wire.
"Vista will be the last major release of Microsoft Windows," Gartner argues. "The next generation of operating environments will be more modular and will be updated incrementally. The era of monolithic deployments of software releases is nearing an end."
Windows Vista could be the last
Posted on Monday, Dec 18 2006 @ 12:27 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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|Re: Windows Vista could be the last |
by Anonymous on Monday, Dec 18 2006 @ 13:51 CET
|Have you EVER seen Microsoft give up on a cash cow? Do you realize the number of features that were planned for Vista that had to be dropped? Those are all ripe targets for a new OS.|
MS has never weaned itself from this cash generator, and likely won't for a decade or more.