September 30, 2005 8:24AM
Dennis Callahan, CIO at The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America in New York, said he expects to use many of the new extras as part of his company's Enterprise Agreement, which has SA built in. "But if I didn't have a deal," he added, "I would be livid at not getting full volume encryption, given Microsoft's track record on security."
Microsoft's decision to make an enterprise edition of Windows Vista available only to companies that have signed on to its Software Assurance upgrade protection and maintenance program is rankling some I.T. managers.