Summary: IDC’s top 10 system software predictions for 2012 are out. One of them casts doubt on Microsoft’s potential market for Windows 8 among traditional PC users.
It’s that time of year: The time when prognosticators get out their crystal balls and make predictions.
The researchers at IDC have just released to their clients their “Worldwide System Infrastructure Software 2012 Top 10 Predictions.” (Al Gillen Program VP, System Software, tweeted the list of ten on December 2.)
One of those predictions caught my eye: “Windows 8 Will Launch with Split Success.”