TITLE

TechSpin: Will Microsoft Endorse "The Cloud"?

AUTHOR(S)
Dreyfuss, Joel
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/24/2008, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the strong financial results posted by Microsoft in its most recent quarter in 2009 in spite of the turmoil in the financial markets. The software company still has a vast monopoly on everyday computing through Windows, Exchange and its Microsoft Office franchise. Microsoft chief executive officer (CEO) Steve Ballmer has already hinted that the company is working on a "Windows Cloud" operating system, which would mark a fundamental shift from the company's core business of proprietary software running on personal computers (PC).
ACCESSION #
36603062

 

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