90% of SMBs run Microsoft

The Inc. Magazine Bill's excellent adventure (meaning Bill Gates of Microsoft) and the state of the small business software market.

The Inc. Magazine Bill's excellent adventure (meaning Bill Gates of Microsoft) and the state of the small business software market. According to Gartner, 90% of small and midsize businesses run on the Microsoft platform. That's a stranglehold on this enormous market of 8 million companies in the U.S. and 40 million worldwide. Globally, these companies pay almost as much for info tech - $400 billion a year - as US spends on defense.