Steve Ballmer,CEO of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) hopes,High sales of Windows 8
Steve Ballmer Microsoft’s Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Chief Executive said on Monday that the demand for the company’s latest release Windows 8 operating system has been very high as compared to Windows 7 (Launched almost three years ago).

The earlier version,Windows 7,could not bring any good response for Microsoft and only it sold over 670 million licenses ever since it was released.

ablet carring Windows 8 platform as comapred to Apple’s Ipad. However, as per IDC Microsoft just holds just 3.5% of the global market, compared to 75 % for Google’s Android devices and 14% for Apple’s iPhone.

IDC he new features of Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud service allowing users to sync and share music files, photos and documents between tablets, Xbox game consoles and tablets. Microsoft has arund 120,000 applications available in its online store for phones. However, the number of applications are still fewer as compared to Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS users.

Microsoft launched its latest version of Windows,Windows 8 in a colorful event on 29 Oct,2012 carried by sartphones from HTC, Samsung and Nokia.