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

Friday April 25, 2014

The Inevitable Arrival Of Subscription-Based Windows

Inevitable arrival? How many of you think subscription-based Windows would work?

The bigger challenge is on Microsoft's side. The company will have to convince customers that regular updates work well and that subscriptions that provide access to these updates are valuable. To do this, the big thing that the company will need is probably a track record. The Azure team, for example, has shown a proven ability to deliver regular platform updates that add features, fix bugs, and make Azure better for its customers. The operating system team hasn't done that yet.