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BECTA nedoporučuje britským školám MS Vista

11. 1. 2008 11:48 Janek Wagner

Britská vládní agentura pro komunikace a technologie ve vyučování (BECTA) ve své lednové zprávě Microsoft Vista and Office 2007: Final report with recommendations on adoption, deployment and interoperability nedoporučuje upgrade na MS Windows Vista: The new features of Vista add some value but, taking account of the deployment costs and potential benefits, widespread upgrade of the ICT estate in schools and colleges is not recommended.

Mezi argumenty je například zmiňována nekompatibilita aplikací:

The results of the desk-based and on-site compatibility testing of Vista indicated that:

  • two of the five networks tested had compatibility issues with about 10 per cent of their applications and two had issues with about 20 per cent. In the remaining network 40 per cent of the applications had compatibility is­sues
  • two of the five networks tested had compatibility issues with about 10 per cent of their attached devices. In the remaining networks about 20 per centof the devices had issues
  • typically 60 per cent of application issues were related to the new securityenhan­cements in Vista (User Access Controls)

A také nedostatečný výkon stávajících počítačů, vyžadujících případný upgrade hardware:

While the review estimated that 66 per cent of machines in the schools ICT estate would be ‚Vista capable‘, it estimated that only 22 per cent of machines would meet the required ‚Vista-sensible‘ specification.

MS Office 2007 nedopadly lé­pe…