Microsoft's Surface Pro Sells Out

Launch day is always an exciting time in the world of technology and those who forgot to preorder are usually left waiting in line or searching the Internet for their beloved new devices. The same rule held true, seemingly for the new Surface which was just released. But was the problem really with the demand or the supply. Just to give a little perspective, CNet's Edward Moyer reports that initial expectations for Surface RT sales were high – around 1.3 million devices, according to estimates from iSuppli, which seems right in line with the 1.25 million Surface RT tablets that Microsoft first shipped out. However, actual estimated sales of these tablets ended up being estimated at anywhere from 680,000 to 750,000 devices. Additionally, the return rate for Surface RT tablets was "very high." Read the full story here.


  • 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  • Your email address will not be published.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

  • According to technology research firm Gartner, cloud computing will become the bulk of new IT spend by 20161. By the end of 2017, Gartner predicts that nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments1. Learn how you can use these trends to your advantage by offering cloud and hybrid data solutions to your customers.

  • Improving traffic management can deliver big benefits, especially across a global infrastructure. Read this Brocade white paper to see how virtualizing traffic management helps you improve business continuity and transform the customer experience--without the cost and management overhead of additional hardware.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

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