Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) is enjoying a resurgence as it closes out 2016. While rival Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has repeatedly come under fire for new product releases this year, MSFT has been looking like the innovative company.
Surface sales are on fire. New products like the Surface Studio PC are making rivals look boring in comparison, and MSFT is about to launch Cortana in the home. But, one bit of good news the company shared on its blog may be the true surprise of 2016: the Surface Hub – its massive (and expensive) wall-mounted system – is seeing sales levels that exceed MSFT’s hopes and blow away predictions.