Longhorn success riding on appeal to largest IT departments and moms, says analyst

"There are very few broad and deep products that have to appeal to the IT departments of the 50 largest companies in the US and also my mom." Micheal Gartenberg, a Jupiter Research analyst, calls Longhorn a "very unique product" because it has to appeal to both business and consumers in order to succeed.

"There are very few broad and deep products that have to appeal to the IT departments of the 50 largest companies in the US and also my mom."

Micheal Gartenberg, a Jupiter Research analyst, calls Longhorn a "very unique product" because it has to appeal to both business and consumers in order to succeed. He said to look for Microsoft to make more noise following the release of Longhorn Beta 1 this summer.  

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