I know dozens of highly-respected, very conservative international corporations who wouldn't move off XP if 74% of their user base wasn't rebelling, so this is no real shocker. Also, Win8 has been available for a whopping....7 days? Hardly the timeframe within which corporate executives make any sort of educated purchase decisions. So, at the least, this article and its headline are just hype. We'll know in the next 24 months what the real impact of Win8 will be, and it's anyone's guess at this point.
One final thought - I was an IBM intern in 1991. Our exalted Branch Manager wouldn't debase himself by doing "secretary work" (e.g., typing on his very own desktop mainframe terminal). The relatively new PCs were a running joke among nearly everyone over 22 years of age in the corporation. It's safe to say that about 99.9% of organizations had "no plans to deploy" PCs...ever. I wonder how well that prediction turned out?
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