Is Microsoft Simply, Too Late to the Mobile Party?

Critics of Microsoft are saying that Microsoft will never make a dent in the mobile market, that Microsoft will crush under its own weight and Microsoft’s new strategy is doomed for failure! And on the other hand, proponents of the software behemoth are saying things like “remarkable”, “an incredible breakthrough”, and even, “brilliant”! While the pundits are stating the facts now that Microsoft has unveiled their master plan. And the facts are, over the past few months Microsoft has gradually, but steadily releasing the details of what Windows 8 will truly entail. First they told us about the new user interface with cross personal computers and tablets, then their plan to build their own tablet, the Surface, and of course, the latest acquisition of Yammer. The past years for Microsoft all comes down to “8”, that’s right, Windows 8. Trace your finger around, its infinite, and no matter where you start, you always come back around to where you started and this is the paradigm that is Microsoft. They have indeed come, full-circle, or, figure 8 as it would be in this case. Read the full story here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • IDC recently released a vendor profile on Nimble Storage providing their opinion of Nimble's flash-optimized all flash arrays and hybrid flash arrays. As you consider what vendors you will partner with in the future, this analysis provides a helpful summary of the evolving AFA Market as well as the Nimble technology, business value, customers, and go-to-market strategies.

  • CIOs have some tough decisions ahead. The cloud, mobility, Big Data, the Internet of Things and Software-Defined Storage (SDS) are just a few of the drivers of immense change. And the explosion in data capacity means organizations are experiencing severe pain associated with current methods of backup and recovery. Why? According to 451 Research, it's due to the explosion of capacity. Simplification is the way for the CIO to rise above the pain. That means stripping complexity out of the infrastructure so IT …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date