Businesses are being warned to beware of ‘Vista by stealth’ by business software developer IRIS Exchequer. John Stokdyk reports.
Industry surveys have highlighted reluctance among a majority of businesses to move to Microsoft's new Windows Vista operating system. But because it is shipped by default on most new PCs, Vista is turning up unexpectedly in many companies.
After questioning more than 200 customers at recent presentations, IRIS product director Paul Sparkes found that 59% had no immediate plans to move to Vista or to purchase Vista-compatible PCs.
"However, calls to our customer support teams are already proving that Microsoft Vista is arriving through the back door for many businesses," he said. "Replacing just one broken machine could mean t...