Surface Pro production shortage is very real

http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/technology/surface-pro-again-out-of-stock-microsoft-underestimated-demand-argues-analyst

And it may take some time for Microsoft to balance supply and demand, Gottheil warned. Touchscreens are tight for most device makers -- Apple seems to be one of the few OEMs to be immune, likely because of its longer history sourcing components for its iPad line -- and it's possible Microsoft will have trouble upping production of the Surface because of that.


"Microsoft just didn't get a chair at the touchscreen table early enough," said Gottheil.