Microsoft seems very confident on the perspectives its Windows operating system has to offer, and claims that it will be able to bring the platform to new areas as soon as Windows 8 becomes available.

During a company's shareholders' meeting yesterday, Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, confirmed that Windows 8 will soon arrive on both tablet PCs and phones, while continuing to be used on desktop PCs.

“We are in the Windows era — we are, and we always will be,” Ballmer reportedly stated, answering to a question regarding the world moving to the 'post PC era.'

Moreover, he offered some more info on the products that will soon get a taste of Windows, and mentioned phones as well, a recent article on SFGate reads.

“We are driving Windows down to the phone with Windows 8,” he said.
Windows Era Is Not Over, Ballmer Says - Softpedia