Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jan 2007 22:59 UTC
Windows In a surprise criticism of Microsoft, the UK government's schools computer agency, has warned that deploying Vista carries too much risk and that its benefits are unclear. Becta, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency, said on Wednesday that it 'strongly recommends' schools do not deploy Microsoft's next operating system within the next 12 months. And in a further dig at Microsoft, Becta argues there are no 'must-have' features in Vista and that "technical, financial and organisational challenges associated with early deployment currently make [Vista] a high-risk strategy."
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by PLan on Wed 10th Jan 2007 23:42 UTC
PLan
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2006-01-10

I'd agree that Vista just doesn't have any "must have" features for the bulk of users (assuming they are already running a more recent MS OS). Microsoft seem to have reached a plateau in OS development where most users needs are satisfied and I can only assume their release cycle is more about revenue generation than substantial leaps forward.

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