I am a senior consultant with a major computing firm - whose name I don't specify, for reasons well and good - and my current portfolio of clients includes two major banks (both of which are household names), a printer manufacturer, two large (i.e. Fortune 500) manufacturing organizations, and a myriad of smaller enterprises.
Every single IT department head within every single client I've been at indicates at least marginal interest in Windows 7. Several are already well down the path towards integration, having skipped Vista entirely, and moving right to Win7.
You're correct that a bloated OS is something no-one wants. Win7, however, isn't exactly what I'd call bloated. Trimmed down, it's a speed demon on my netbook - blows the doors off my work notebook - a dual-core 2.2ghz with 4gb of RAM.
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