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Microsoft: Windows XP costs businesses 5 times more than Windows 7


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#1 SurB86

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 12:17 AM

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Microsoft sponsored a white paper by analyst firm IDC that looks at the costs associated with Windows 7 and XP - and it turns out the using XP can be quite a bit more expensive for medium-to-large organizations. According to IDC - which interviewed nine different companies as part of the study - the IT and "end user labor" costs associated with XP can be up to five times more compared to using Windows 7.

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#2 ThunderROM

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 11:20 PM

Wait a min... I thought XP is already dead! :huh:

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