Intel makes up with Microsoft

After its embarrassing rejection of Vista last year, Intel is singing the praises of Windows 7.

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Intel refused to make the switch to Vista last year for its 80,000 employees (15,000 of whom  work in Oregon). That created a rift between the tech giants, and Intel is playing nice this time around.

In analyzing Vista, Intel’s technology staff had concluded the cost of migrating to the OS was more than the potential benefits.

With Windows 7, however, Intel sees “just one big positive” for businesses and consumers, Intel’s Sean Maloney said Wednesday in answering questions at the company’s Technology Summit in San Francisco. “This time, we think it will go faster,” Maloney said of Windows 7 adoption.

For the full story from Information Week, click here.

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