Retail Solutions - Tesco moves to Windows Server has officially switched to Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 platform, becoming one of the system's first users. has moved to the new platform to cope with the growing scale of its operations. head of operations and infrastructure Mike Yorwerth said: 'Our existing infrastructure was perfectly adequate for running the business, but could prevent us from taking advantage of new opportunities and support for further growth in the future.'

Over Christmas, Web servers were approaching full capacity, and any increase in demand caused customers problems. turnover is about£450 million a year and the business is now making a profit.