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Old 03-14-2013, 03:11 PM   #1
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LXer: Surface Pro, Windows 8 Sales: Why It's Not 1995 All Over Again

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Back around July 2012, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) predicted big things from a new round of products — Windows 8, tablets, Phone 8, Office 365, Office 2013. In fact, Microsoft compared its current product refresh cycle to 1995, when Windows 95 and Office 95 triggered a sales boom. Soon after Windows NT 4.0 took enterprise servers and workstations by storm. But Microsoft's logic was flawed. Here's why.



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