If a picture is worth a thousand words, what story does the above picture tell? It tells the story of one of the most dominant coalitions of our time — Wintel — coming apart at the seams.
In quantitative and qualitative terms, it suggests that if this is the best that the four horsemen of the PC industry have to offer going forward, this tale won’t be ending too well. And things are looking particularly grim for Hewlett Packard and Dell, the two best-known faces of the personal computing industry (see also, “HP: The Garage is Closed”).
As much as anything, it’s a stark reminder that disruption doesn’t give a crap about legacies. This is something that I have seen again and again in my twenty years as an entrepreneur in network infrastructure, Web-based services and mobile applications.
Read the full post HERE.