Microsoft WPC: Can Ballmer Prove Windows 8′s Worth?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is set to address thousands of technology partners July 9. His keynote, scheduled for Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC12) in Toronto, will need to communicate Microsoft’s cloud momentum while assuring partners that the company’s Windows 8 strategy across desktops, notebooks, tablets, and smartphones will unlock new profit opportunities. Can Ballmer deliver the goods? Hmmm… Here are five inflection points worth noting. First, the good news. Microsoft is in better shape today than the company was roughly two years ago, when the Windows 7 a (IT news)