Software Is Important
If nothing else, Microsoft has shown once again that software is integral to the success or failure of a company. Admittedly, Microsoft is a software company, so it makes it easier for the company to capitalize on it than HP would. But now that HP is attempting to compete in the mobile market, and its efforts in the computing space are expanding, software must play a major role in its strategy. As important as hardware and the cloud are to HP's bottom line, software must also play a major role.