Windows 7 outsells Vista by 234% during initial days

According to 1 market research outfit, Windows 7 has outsold Windows Vista by 234% in their first few days of sales. Not surprising is it? The question is whether or not this is sustained and makes significant inroads into the business market where Microsoft makes a great deal of its income from operating system and… Continue reading Windows 7 outsells Vista by 234% during initial days

Microsoft to allow downgrades from Windows 7

We’ve reported in the past about Microsoft not only extending Windows XP support but also downgrade rights from various editions of Vista. To their credit, Microsoft is being forward-thinking and also extending downgrade rights to Windows 7. Ironically, this move will probably help rather than hinder Microsoft in their efforts to get people to adopt… Continue reading Microsoft to allow downgrades from Windows 7

CES 2009: CMS Products shows off latest backup software: BounceBack Ultimate

CMS Products introduced the latest version of their BounceBack product, called BounceBack Ultimate which has some very interesting new features. As a couple of sys admins, we were impressed by what BounceBack is able to do, mainly backup an entire Windows 2000/XP/Vista system to an external hard drive and then boot off of that drive… Continue reading CES 2009: CMS Products shows off latest backup software: BounceBack Ultimate