Ballmer: Surface Is Just A Design Point

Posted on Jul 11 2012 - 11:05am by Editorial Staff

Microsoft at its Worldwide Partners Conference, revealed a lot big numbers, but in all of that, company CEO Steve Ballmer don’t forget to mention about its recent released Surface tablet. Ballmer said that PC manufacturers need not to fear by wondering or thinking that Microsoft’s flashy tablet will take them out of business, and will shut them out of future device making for the company.

According to AllThingsD, here’s what he said:

“Surface is just a design point,” Ballmer said. “It will have a distinct place in what’s a broad Windows ecosystem. And the importance of the thousands of partners that we have that design and produce Windows computers will not diminish. We have a mutual goal with our OEM partners to bring a diversity of solutions, Windows PCs, phones, tablets, servers to market. And what we seek to have is a spectrum of stunning devices, stunning Windows devices. So, every consumer, every business customer can say, ‘I have the perfect PC for me.’ … We’re excited about the work our OEM partners are doing on Windows 8.”

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