Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday February 13, 2013

Microsoft Surface 'Good' For PC Ecosystem

According to Microsoft's CFO Peter Klein, the Surface is good for the PC ecosystem. He must be talking about the Surface Pro, not the RT.

"There are always things we can do like the Surface that's good for the ecosystem, good for customers," he said, responding to a question about vertical integration. The "ecosystem" is essentially code for the PC industry, while "vertical integration" implies doing both the software and the hardware -- which Apple has been very successful at.