Re: Let's face it, corporations aren't going to keep buying phones based on glitz
"Companies want stuff that works, is cost effective and has a shallow learning curve."
No, they don't. They buy things with a predictable cost, so nobody will be proved wrong. It's all about arse-covering.
That's why Windows is common on the desktop : it's not cheaper, or better, or easier. It's what they did last time. Occasionally Microsoft bring out a Vista or a Metro and the corporates hold off for an OS generation while the total destruction of sales at Microsoft teaches a few MBAs a lesson and they bring out another version that allows them to continue to milk the cash cow.
In the meantime, the 'other' systems keep improving for reliability and familiarity and gaining users. Soon even the terminally stupid will stop buying MS.