History is full of examples where simple, disruptive technologies gradually cannibalize the markets of more complex established technologies like the PC. And the result is almost always a disaster for the incumbents.
With the recent announcement of the iPad Pro, many people are once again predicting the death of Microsoft. While Apple’s latest gadget is undoubtedly something Microsoft will have their eyes on, it is far from being the device that will win over a majority of business users across the globe.
Microsoft is still playing catch-up in the mobile space, but its established foundation of world-class productivity applications and enormous operating system user base means its technology is still the stuff to bet on if you are investing in IT infrastucture for the next five years.