In a sensational report by Gartner analysts claim that Microsoft Windows Operating system is collapsing. Micheal Silver and Neil McDonalads, the Gartner analysts in a presentation at Las Vegas said that Microsoft should make radical changes to Windows otherwise it is at risk of loosing the market.
Microsoft has not responded to the market,is overburdened by nearly two decades of legacy code and decisions, and faces serious competition on a whole host of fronts that will make Windows moot unless the software developers acts.
Today 70 to 80 percent of corporate applications requires Microsoft Windows to run. But by 2011, Gartner analysts expecting that majority of these application will be OS-agnostic, such as Web application.