My perception is that the ability of 64-bit machines to access memory levels past 4GB makes them very appealing. However, there is always the sticky problem of legacy applications, which may not run properly in a 64-bit environment. So some choices have to be made and the pros and cons have to be weighed.
Take the poll and then share with us the thinking behind your answer. What factors played into the decision? Was there pressure from upper management one way or another — or do they even know what we are talking about? How dynamic is the situation in your organization?
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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.