Everyday is a winding road

On the Microsoft Windows Vista team website Microsoft announced the strategy to supply consumers with Microsoft Windows Vista (and Microsoft Office 2007) for Windows Vista Capable PC's they buy during the holiday season, called the "Express Upgrade to Windows Vista and Microsoft Office Technology Guarantee".

Read the Express Upgrade site for details.


The Road to Eldorado

People that more frequently visit my blog know I've made a comparison to "the road to Eldorado" for describing my feelings towards Microsoft Windows Vista and its launch strategy. These were largely based on the findings of Gartner Research.

With Brian Gammage (VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner) admitting his surprise and Microsoft more boldly than ever stating it's on track to deliver Windows Vista for worldwide availability to its volume license business customers in November and worldwide general availability in January there's no way (no pun intended) to describe the new Windows generation as mere "bling bling" and the roadmap as an unprecedented adventure. (which is basically what I said a few months ago in my post called The road to Eldorado)


Everyday is a winding road

Sheryl Crow wrote some nice songs and there's one that describes how I feel about Microsoft Windows Codename "Longhorn", Microsoft Office 2007, Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 (these make up L.O.V.E. by the way) and all the other products Microsoft is releasing these days. (Internet Explorer 7, Windows Defender, Windows Media Player 11 and so on…)

Jump in, lets go
Lay back, enjoy the show
Everybody gets high, everybody gets low,
These are the days when anything goes


Further reading

Windows Vista's last mile
Vista winds its way to market

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