Techies have been riding Microsoft pretty hard recently, but the majority of businesses still deploy MS technology, so it can’t all be bad, right?
Most businesses still run Windows XP SP2 on at least some of their PCs. And they’d better move quickly to update, because security patches will soon no longer be offered.
Microsoft recently confirmed a critical bug in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. The company says a patch will be released, but in the meantime, MS has suggested a workaround.
The push against Microsoft’s dominance of business machines got a big boost recently when Google announced its employees will no longer use Windows desktops.
A new survey says IT departments are relinquishing their hold on the nine-year-old Windows XP and beginning to move to Windows’ newest offering.