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Competitive Advantage: Microsoft’s Post-Wintel Strategy
  Posted by: Digg on Sep 17th, 2011 4:18 PM
If you don’t know, “Wintel” is the shorthand for Intel processors plus Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Working together, Microsoft and Intel broke IBM’s hold on computing, used standards and interoperability to make “PC-compatible” a thing, relegated Apple to a tiny fraction of the market (until it, too, adopted Intel processors), and then defined and dominated the personal computing industry — or at least its desktop and laptop portions — for the better part of the past twenty years.

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