Parameters for SuccessSeventy-one percent of those companies implementing some or all of these best practices were able to complete their migrations within a year, compared with 52 percent of companies who did not adhere to the steps.
Want to learn from the mistakes of others who have already made the migration to Microsoft Windows 7? Symantec's recent survey of 1,300 organizations who have already carried their users along the migration path to Windows 7 offers some insight. While most organizations seem to have already achieved ROI on their migration initiatives, some experienced more pain getting there than others. The survey results offered compelling evidence that several contributed mightily to the most successful integrators compared to those who struggled. VARs and other channel partners who are helping customers through their own migrations over the coming months would do well to explain these numbers to customers and also set them up for success with the following six vital steps.
This article was originally published on 2010-10-25
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