IBM and Microsoft SP2

  spuds 00:37 10 Aug 2004
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It would appear as though IBM have their doubts about the newly to be released Microsoft SP2 click here

Will this lead to other organizations or individuals taking a similar view!.

  Forum Editor 01:12 10 Aug 2004

IBM'as systems managers are simply exercising due caution. many large corporate networks run software that's out of the mainstream - possibly developed especially for the company - and there's a perfectly understandable degree of reticewnce to install anything on the operating system which might cause a conflict.

What IBM will almost certainly do is to install SP2 on a batch of machines running the network software. They'll run tests for a while, and when all is well they'll start installing SP2 in batches.

Other big companies will do exactly the same - my larger clients certainly will.

None of this need concern the average home user though, and I hope nobody is deterred by reading the link in spuds post. It doesn't apply to the vast majority of individual users.

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