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Submission + - Can Windows 8 Succeed in a Cloud-Based World? (

Nerval's Lobster writes: "To say that Microsoft has a lot riding on Windows 8 is a bit of an understatement. The upcoming OS needs to prove that Windows can stay relevant in a world where desktop-based programs are increasingly giving way to cloud apps, and mobile devices are eclipsing PCs as the center of people's computing lives. Can Windows 8 succeed in that mission?"
The real answer will have to wait, but in the meantime I've laid out some potential success-for-failure factors over at SlashCloud."

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