Gottheil agreed, saying that Microsoft should think about dropping the 64GB model, but with a caveat. "Unless there are places where taxes are included in [corporate] purchase rules," he said.
Microsoft sells the Surface Pro through its online store, at its approximately 70 retail outlets in the U.S. and Canada, and through its retail partners. It has yet to announce when the Surface Pro will go on sale outside of North America.
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