Vista's Low-Key Launch
Windows 3.0 and Windows 95 were monster launches -- you would have thought
cancer had been cured. But despite calling
it the "biggest launch in company history,"
last Thursday's Vista
press conference in New York was as subdued as Don Rumsfeld getting his walking
As Redmond magazine editor Ed Scannell explained, he expects the real launch
to happen in January, when the consumer version of Vista appears.
But how many times can you launch a product?
Despite the ho-hum Vista debut, 2007 will be a huge year for new tools, like
Exchange 2007 and about 29 other products. Microsoft will be keeping this writer
Posted by Doug Barney on December 04, 2006 at 11:52 AM