Microsoft announced today that almost half of the PCs running Windows 7 are running the 64-bit edition, a number that is sure to grow to “more than half” soon as shipments of 64-bit machines continue to outpace 32-bit machines (77% to 23% in April 2010).
Along with this milestone, Microsoft’s recent release of its “R2″ versions of Server 2003 and Server 2008 demonstrate that 32-bit Microsoft computing is rapidly headed the way of Microsoft 16-bit computing 10-15 years ago.
Jonathan Lampe is VP, Product Management, of Ipswitch File Transfer. He developed the first editions of the MOVEit managed file transfer software and continues to guide the File Transfer division as it continues to pursue its mission of moving your most valuable data. He holds a computer science degree and an operations degree from Northern Illinois University, an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and two security certifications: ISC2's CISSP and SANS' System and Network Auditor.
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