In Pictures: 11 things Microsoft is actually doing right

From Office to Hyper-V to Azure, the much-maligned 'dying dinosaur' has a lot going for it as the Ballmer era winds down

7. SkyDrive has improved Despite arriving late to the game, Microsoft's cloud storage, sharing, and syncing service now claims more than 250 million users -- primarily due to deep integrations with Office 365, Windows 8, and Windows Phone.

SkyDrive is all about leveraging the Windows connection with smart features like click-to-run Office deployment. But the service is also available to iOS and Android users, and it's received positive marks for its big redesign last fall. What used to seem a hopelessly confusing mess now makes a lot more sense. SkyDrive is yet another example of Microsoft working hard to catch up with a product specifically tailored for Windows users.

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