Microsoft to businesses: Don’t wait for Windows 8

We’ve written before about how some tech experts recommend companies still running Windows XP start upgrading to Windows 7 soon, rather than wait for the next version of the operating system to come out. Apparently, Microsoft feels the same way.

Why business may pass on Windows 8

Microsoft has started releasing details about the upcoming Windows 8. And the early word suggests many IT managers may not find the OS to be worth an upgrade for their businesses. 

Keeping XP until Windows 8 arrives? Bad idea, experts say

Many businesses are planning to stick with Windows XP until Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8, is released. But some experts are warning that’s a dangerous tactic.

Why are businesses sticking with XP?

As we’ve reported before, many businesses are clinging to their copies of Windows XP, despite the operating system’s advancing age and impending end of support. What are their reasons for keeping the old OS around?

Survey: Firms will keep XP after MS stops supporting it

Microsoft will officially stop supporting the popular Windows XP in 2014. But many IT departments aren’t ready to say goodbye just yet.

78% of IT shops worried about Office 2010

Looking forward to upgrading to the new version of Microsoft Office? If so, you won’t find many peers who share your enthusiasm.

One trick to save on Office 2010

Small businesses that buy software box by box could face significant costs if they want to upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Office. But here’s one way to get a discount.

Gartner: Get ready for Windows 7 now

Microsoft will continue to support Windows XP until 2014. But experts are warning IT departments not to wait that long to change operating systems.