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Reg Tech Panel Welcome to the second of our polls on desktop operating systems. Initial results of the first, where we looked at Vista readiness for business use, can be found over here.

In this week's poll we are turning our attention to one of the main contenders to Windows, Mac OS X. So, whether you love it, hate it or simply have some experience to share relating to the use of OS X in a business environment, we would appreciate you taking a few minutes to give us your feedback below.

Mac OS X Poll

What is your personal favourite operating system for desktops and laptops?

Desktop Linux
Mac OS X
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Other (please state)

How much does your organisation use the following?

A lot A little Not at all
Desktop Linux
Mac OS X
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Other

Which of the following best describes your experience of Mac OS X in a business environment? (Please tick the first that applies)

I have been directly involved in a large scale Mac OS X rollout (more than 500 users)
I have been directly involved in a smaller scale Mac OS X rollout or pilot
I have been directly involved in evaluating Mac OS X for business use
I am a Mac OS X user at work
I am a Mac OS X user at home
I am not a Mac OS X user at all

Would you recommend Mac OS X for any of these?

Large scale business use
Small scale or selected business use
Both of the above
Neither of the above
Unsure

What are the top three reasons to adopt Mac OS X in a business environment?

What advice or message would you give to someone considering a Mac OS X rollout?

Do you have any specific comments relating to the latest 10.5 "Leopard" version of OS X?

Do you have any specific comments relating to the latest version of Microsoft Office 2008 for the Mac?

How many employees does your organisation have?

Over 5000
250 to 5000
10 to 250
Less than 10

Look out for the Linux version of this poll soon! ®

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