Windows Vista Expected to Generate $6 Billion in New Revenue for Texas IT Industry in 2007

Texas’ IT industry is expected to experience a significant financial impact as a result of the launch of the Windows Vista(TM) operating system. According to a research study recently completed by IDC and commissioned by Microsoft Corp. , within the first year of the Windows Vista shipment, Texas’ IT industry will begin seeing considerable increases in new jobs and revenue. The study’s findings indicate that Windows Vista will provide a foundation for the IT market, with more than 17 percent of total IT employment being related to Windows Vista. In addition, total Windows-related employment in Texas is expected to jump by more than 9,000 new jobs.

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