Windows 7, Vista's Successor, Due Next Year? - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Mobile
Commentary
1/23/2008
05:46 PM
Jake Widman
Jake Widman
Commentary
50%
50%

Windows 7, Vista's Successor, Due Next Year?

The Register, APC Magazine

Vista may finally be achieving significant market penetration, but the next version of Windows could be along sooner than expected.An Australian magazine has published the alleged details of Microsoft's roadmap for the release of Windows 7, which indicate that it is scheduled for release in the second half of 2009, rather than 2010 as originally expected. Supposedly, an initial build has already shipped to Microsoft partners, with a second build due later this spring and a third and final beta version due in the fall.

Microsoft has not confirmed the reports; a spokesperson stated merely that "we're continuing to work with our customers and partners on the development of Windows 7, the next version of the client operating system. We're not sharing additional information at this time; instead, we're focused on helping customers today get the most value from their PCs using Windows Vista, and we're encouraged by the response and adoption so far." Small businesses were reported to be in the forefront of current Vista adopters; are they ready to be on the cutting edge again in another year?The Register, APC Magazine

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
InformationWeek Is Getting an Upgrade!

Find out more about our plans to improve the look, functionality, and performance of the InformationWeek site in the coming months.

News
How SolarWinds Changed Cybersecurity Leadership's Priorities
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  5/26/2021
Commentary
How CIOs Can Advance Company Sustainability Goals
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  5/26/2021
Slideshows
IT Skills: Top 10 Programming Languages for 2021
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  5/21/2021
White Papers
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
2021 State of ITOps and SecOps Report
This new report from InformationWeek explores what we've learned over the past year, critical trends around ITOps and SecOps, and where leaders are focusing their time and efforts to support a growing digital economy. Download it today!
Video
Current Issue
Planning Your Digital Transformation Roadmap
Download this report to learn about the latest technologies and best practices or ensuring a successful transition from outdated business transformation tactics.
Slideshows
Flash Poll