Up is the New Down

M.G. Siegler astutely compares Apple and Microsoft with this powerful observation:

Apple’s iPhone business alone is larger than all of Microsoft’s businesses combined. And — just as remarkably — if you took away Apple’s iPhone business... the remaining Apple businesses would still be larger than Microsoft’s total business.

Mainframes are enjoying a sustained renaissance while, increasingly, many observers are wondering if the PC is dead. (No, in my view, but they're getting progressively less important as time passes. Although IBM's management certainly made the right call in exiting the PC business.)

Welcome to the future. Isn't it exciting?

by Timothy Sipples February 6, 2012 in Current Affairs, Future
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Do you know Reg Harbeck?

If you do Please Pray for his Family at this time ... his wife monica is in the Foothills hospital ICU ... I am not sure how to contact all his friends .. Please pass this along to the main frame community ..

Posted by: Llano Gorman | Feb 6, 2012 7:17:19 PM

great post , thanks for sharin this with us

Posted by: business process outsourcing | Feb 7, 2012 12:21:14 AM

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