Almost half of IT professionals feel that migrating to Microsoft Vista constitutes a distraction from more important issues (49%), a survey has revealed.
Conducted by online research specialists emedia, just over half (54%) of respondents also suspected application incompatibility would cause pain to those migrating to Microsoft's latest operating system, while nearly two-thirds (63%) cite cost as a concern.
In areas other than security, respondents expect Vista to bring improvements to desktop infrastructure optimisation (49%), finding and using information (42%) and enabling a mobile workforce (30%).
However, less than half (47%) of respondents expect their organisation to migrate to Vista in the foreseeable future, and more than a quarter (27%) expect Vista to have no impact on their business within the next 18 months.
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