Slowly, gradually, windows is sustaining its market share in the world. Though Microsoft came with surface technology, but they were the late mover in smart phone and smart phone application development area. But it still holds a remarkable place due to the support of Microsoft.
If you have a long-term application solution, a huge market or strategy involves targeting all strata of users, you should opt for Windows mobile technology as well. You cannot just ignore Windows. It too has vast opportunities as it can very well connect to various Windows services as well.
Get your windows application and reach more users, windows have bright future which can expand anytime overnight! If you have enough budget, Windows solution should be included in your planning.
With the emergence of Windows 8, Microsoft has opened itself for touch base computers, laptops, tablets and not just smart devices. It also gets implemented with various enterprise level hardware. Thus, Windows not only help just create applications but hardware integrated solutions as well.