IT Management Slideshow: Is Microsoft Losing the Loyalty of CIOs?
By Don Reisinger | Posted 07-27-2011
Is Microsoft Losing the Loyalty of CIOs?
Security, Security, SecurityCIOs who had previously been forced to brave Microsoft's many security issues can now find other, suitable solutions that don't necessarily require them to use Microsoft products. And if these options offer the right secutiy features, you can bet CIOs are jumping on them. Security is arguably the biggest reason CIOs turn their backs on Microsoft.
Microsoft. It's the company that has dominated the corporate world for years. It's also the company that has helped keep employees productive over the years. Many CIOs around the world rely heavily upon Microsoft services and solutions for their organizations. And the chances of those folks turning their backs on the software giant are slim. But, as corporate needs change and Microsoft fails to deliver the best products in all the markets in which it competes, the company's dominance in the enterprise space could decline. Here are 10 reasons why CIOs might turn their backs on Microsoft.