Enterprise Applications: 10 Reasons Why Microsoft's Tech Dominance Is Over

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2010-05-10 Print this article Print
10 Reasons Why Microsofts Tech Dominance Is Over

10 Reasons Why Microsofts Tech Dominance Is Over

by Don Reisinger
Microsoft is one of the most compelling companies in the tech industry. Aside from the fact that it's huge, the company has decided to make a play for several major markets, including software, mobile and browsers. In some cases, Microsoft holds a dominant market share. In other cases, the company is trying desperately to stay afloat as the competition continues to offer more compelling alternatives. And as time goes by, that's increasingly becoming the story of Microsoft. The company that once dominated everything in the tech space is now being relegated to second and even third place in some markets. That's precisely why we've decided to take a look at why Microsoft's dominance, at least in some IT industry sectors, is over. Microsoft no longer has such clout. And it's companies like Google and Apple that are starting to emerge as front-runners. Let's take a look at why Microsoft isn't the company that it once was.
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Gearlog.com. Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for CNET.com, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at http://twitter.com/donreisinger.

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