Monday, June 14, 2010

Microsoft's demise is greatly exaggerated - Jun. 14, 2010 [CNNMoney.com]

Another timely reality check (via Richard Eckel)

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But here's why Microsoft's struggles aren't as epic as some may believe: The company is in phenomenal financial shape, it is quickly taking a lead in cloud computing, and cash cows Windows and Office aren't going away anytime soon.

"Reports of Microsoft's impending demise are not only greatly exaggerated but certainly far from the truth," said Laura DiDio, principal analyst at ITIC. "Microsoft has a perception problem, but in reality, it does a lot of things very well."

Microsoft's demise is greatly exaggerated - Jun. 14, 2010

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