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

Microsoft: Goodbye Software, Hello Devices And Services

Partners at WPC 2013 test out some of the new Windows devices. The software company proclaimed the intention to remake itself as a devices and services company with tentacles in private and public cloud as well as on-prem. Asked why Microsoft was moving in so many directions, Takeshi Numoto, corporate vice president of the Server and Tools marketing group, told CRN variety was the only "pragmatic" way to serve the needs of customers around the world.

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