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Technology Pulse: Market Research on Windows 7 Adoption

Posted by Josh Mendelsohn on Thu, Jan 21, 2010

We recently completed our CMB Technology Pulse series (free technology market research) on the future of operating systems in the Enterprise.  At the end of the series, we conducted  a webinar of the findings "How Windows 7 is Changing Enterprise IT OS Plans and Preferences"

CMB Tech Pulse: Windows 7 and Operating Systems

Despite prior problems with Windows Vista, 51% of US enterprises are likely to standardize on Microsoft's new Windows 7 OS for their desktops and laptops within the next two years.

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This Pulse In the News: 

IBM Tries to Woo Business Customers from Windows 7

USA Today- The move comes as Chadwick Martin Bailey, a Boston market research  and consulting firm, released results of a survey of 145 IT professionals indicating 51% of large organizations plan to standardize on Windows 7 for laptops and desktops, while 38% plan to do so with netbooks over the next two years. Read the article at USA Today...

Windows 7 Could See High Business Adoption, Surveys Suggest

Microsoft-Watch:  A new study by Chadwick Martin Bailey (CMB) should warm the hearts of all those executives currently biting their fingernails in Redmond: their survey of 145 IT professionals indicated that the majority intended to standardize Windows 7 across multiple products in their enterprise.

Topics: technology research, Consumer Pulse, B2B research