Buzz of the day is around a presentation by Gartner analysts Michael Silver and Neil MacDonald called "Windows Is Collapsing: How What Comes Next Will Improve."
"For Microsoft, its ecosystem and its customers, the situation is untenable," said the Gartner guys, reports Gregg Keizer.
An earlier report from Forrester Research showed only 6.3% of 50,000 enterprise users surveyed had moved to Vista by the end of 2007. Adoption numbers for this year look tepid, too.
Asay: "Gartner's recommendations for how Windows should change sound eerily like a recommendation to become...Linux."
Portfolio considers the Yahoo deal in light of the Windows report.
Previously at CIOI: "Microsoft rules the desktop, but its dominance will diminish."