Microsoft Vista: Companies Can Wait

Corporate buyers may be slow to adopt the new operating system and Office business programs

It's been five years since the last release of Microsoft's Windows operating system, and more than three since the previous iteration of its Office word-processing and spreadsheet program debuted. So when businesses get the chance to buy the newest flavors—Windows Vista and Office 2007—on Nov. 30, you might think there would be a lot of pent-up demand. Not so much.

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