Microsoft's consumer focus for its mobile platforms has come at the expense of business features. See how Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 will give business users more of the functionality they need.
Windows and Windows Phone devices are used for both business- and consumer-centric tasks. But for the past few years, Microsoft has been focusing first on making its latest Windows mobile platforms more appealing to consumers.
The main reason for this consumer-first emphasis is that Microsoft is far stronger and more dominant in the business world than in the consumer one. According to the company's own statistics, about 58 percent of its business is attributable to enterprise, with another six percent or so coming from small/midsize businesses. Because Microsoft management is a big believer in the consumerization of IT/bring-your ...
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