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    Congratulations to the 2008 winners

    Congratulations to the 2008 winners - Yahoo! News UK

    Do you agree with these results?

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    I'd say systems vendor of the year should go to Dell, rather than HP. They've pushed out some consistently high quality kit this year. A lot of the rest I don't know too well but they seem agreeable.

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    I agree with HP being the systems vendor, very high quality kit, very reasonably priced and good warranty support (so far).

    Not sure about the storage vendor being Symantec though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbo View Post
    Software Vendor of the Year: Microsoft

    I think they missed a word off the start - shi**iest. That's the only award Vista would win.
    I think they are referring to Server 2008 which in my opinion is a good product.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    I think they are referring to Server 2008 which in my opinion is a good product.
    2008 is at best OK. It would be great without the stupidity of vista having been integrated into 2003. It could easily have been bettered by a 2003 R3.

    For example, how long do you spend waiting for the event log to load on 2003 compared to 2008?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DMcCoy View Post

    For example, how long do you spend waiting for the event log to load on 2003 compared to 2008?
    Agreed; it is slow, but look at the data you get from it - there's is now so much more stuff available from that central console. Not really had to use it in anger yet so I've now idea if it would actually help but it does look as if it should!

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    I agree with those, look fine to me The Symantec storage award will be for Backup-Exec I'd suspect



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