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There were some really good takeaways from the article and I think it was very well done.
Companies are actually planning to upgrade to Windows 8
Here’s the cool part. It seems like even at this early stage in the game, enterprises are actually considering Windows 8 and are commiting to moving early.
This is big to me because usually, compnaies are a lot more conservative with not only their plans but even their responses to the surveys.
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Windows 8 Key Reasons To Migrate
This was interesting but not altogether surprising. Companies are basically planning to move to Windows 8 to get off of Windows XP.
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36% of Companies stated “End of support for XP” as a primary reason for upgrading.
Better security and support for new hardware are the secondary reasons for migration to Windows 8.
Companies stated that other projects have a higher priority than a Windows upgrade as the most important barrier to migration.
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This is very interesting as well. On one hand it makes perfect sense that companies have other things going on and other more important projects. On the other hand, I would have expected concerns about costs and compatibility etc to be higher on this list.
This also shows that companies are expecting the migration to Windows 8 to be MAJOR. They are right. It’s going to involve a lot of work and analysis. Smart people.
Deploying Tablets and Smart phones
As expected, deploying tablets and smart phones are at the bottom of the priority list for companies.
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26% of companies have not yet established a timeline for deploying smartphones and tablets, 21% have no plans to deploy at all and 12% don’t know at all.
Almost 60% in total aren’t in a rush in this regard.
A great article.]]>