Microsoft: Windows 2000 Hits 1 Million Units
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft Corp. today released an estimate that customers have obtained more
than 1 million copies of Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Server, and
Advanced Server since the product's launch Feb. 17.
Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) says
that its estimate includes numbers from product resellers, retail outlets, and
PC manufacturers but that it has yet to count its largest customers around the
world that have acquired Windows 2000 licenses through enterprise agreements.
At the same time, Microsoft Customer Support is receiving the lowest volume
of calls per unit licensed of any previous Microsoft operating system,
indicating a high level of customer satisfaction with Windows 2000, according
"We are thrilled with the tremendous customer response to the Windows
2000 platform," said Microsoft president and CEO Steve Ballmer in the
release. "Reaching 1 million units so quickly is testimony to the high
quality and reliability of Windows 2000." - Isaac Slepner
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.