On June 25, 2010, I asked readers of the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog to answer this poll question:Will you be deploying the 32-bit or the 64-bit Windows 7?
TechRepublic member mgihouse actually inspired the poll question with an e-mail earlier that week. Several years ago TechRepublic asked this question, and the answer was quite different this time around. It appears that the 64-bit operating system has become the standard, which makes sense, given the widespread deployment of workstations that can handle processing at that level.
So, what about you and your organization? Is 64-bit your new standard?
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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.