Windows 7, just two months on the market, is accelerating the pace of corporate computer buying, market research firm ChangeWave said.
Part of the reason may be that 93% of the IT professionals polled said that their company is satisfied with the new operating system, a one percentage point increase over a similar survey in July.
The results of ChangeWave's November poll of more than 1,700 U.S. corporate IT buyers wasn't a total surprise. "Previous ChangeWave surveys found companies deferring their PC purchases in anticipation of Windows 7
," said director of research Paul Carton and researcher Adam Golub in an entry to the ChangeWave blog
Tuesday. "The latest results show the opposite now occurring."