Apple did it with OS X. Then it was Intel with Itanium 2. Now it is Microsoft with Windows Server 2003. Maintaining backward compatibility, and with it the tons of legacy baggage, does not seem to be popular anymore.
Stories by Louis Chua
At the recent worldwide launch of Windows Server 2003 in San Francisco, Microsoft declared that IT is facing a crisis in system complexity and high costs. And it has outlined its plans to tackle this crisis on three fronts.