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Vista Riches

A small percentage of users will move to Vista in the first year, but that small group will still account for some $70 billion in overall revenue, according to IDC. One chunk is the 35 million copies sold that will be sold in 2007, but most of the dough comes from new hardware, applications, migrations and, of course, support!

Posted by Doug Barney on December 13, 2006 at 11:52 AM


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