Lots of people like to bitch on the Internet about how the software business is moving to the subscription model. If you listen to them it’s the end for all of these companies because people just aren’t going to pay. In the meantime Adobe and their Creative Cloud subscription go and post a record fourth quarter and many other companies are doing well with this model. Why? Because it guarantees revenue. For the customer it means software is updated on a regular basis. A win for everyone except for those clinging to their copies of Photoshop CS 3 because “Adobe just hasn’t added anything to Photoshop.