Channel Beat: The High Price of Microsoft's Surface Failure (Video)


This week's episode of CRN TV's Channel Beat looks at the cost of Microsoft's Surface failure and the Surface channel strategy, plus big changes for Apple's channel leadership.

This week's episode of CRN TV's Channel Beat, which recaps the top stories in the IT channel, looks at the mounting financial costs of Microsoft's Surface tablets. While the software giant hasn't said how many Surface and Surface Pro units have been sold, it did reveal some key financial figures for its fiscal 201 year -- and the numbers aren't good. This week's recap also looks at big changes for Apple's channel leadership and a closer look at HP CEO Meg Whitman's keynote address at an HP partner event, the Nth Generation Symposium, this week.