15 Scenes From Microsoft WPC 2013: Surface, Hybrid Cloud Steal The Show

We May Not Be Bigger But We Are Better

The message from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Day 1 of WPC 2013 in Houston to partners: Microsoft's cloud is not the biggest out there, but it is the best -- and the only cloud that can do everything businesses need. The software giant has been migrating from terra firma to the ether for several years. Now, as Ballmer made clear at WPC (and at the Build Developer Conference in San Francisco less than two weeks before), it's planning to dominate with a hybrid strategy, combining public and private cloud with support for on-premises solutions.


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