Category Archives: SaaS

A year of healthy progress along Microsoft strategic ambitions

Microsoft Stock Price for the last 5 years — July 22, 2016: My earlier posts related specifically to this 3 years overall transition history: – Microsoft partners empowered with ‘cloud first’, high-value and next-gen experiences for big data, enterprise social, and mobility … Continue reading

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Windows 10 is here to help regain Microsoft’s leading position in ICT

My verdict: The 3 phase launch strategy is almost flawless, as well as the functionality of the product. So the remaining question is whether the execution will be as flawless or not? July 29, 2015, BBC News: Microsoft boss Nadella on … Continue reading

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Satya Nadella on “Digital Work and Life Experiences” supported by “Cloud OS” and “Device OS and Hardware” platforms–all from Microsoft

Update: Gates Says He’s Very Happy With Microsoft’s Nadella [Bloomberg TV, Oct 2, 2014] + Bill Gates is trying to make Microsoft Office ‘dramatically better’ [The Verge, Oct 3, 2014] This is the essence of Microsoft Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call(see … Continue reading

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Justin Rosenstein of Asana: Be happy in a project-oriented teamwork environment made free of e-mail based communication hassle

Get Organized: Using Asana in Business [PCMag YouTube channel, Febr 24, 2014] Tired of “work about work?” Some businesses are using Asana to streamline their communication and workflow. Here’s a bit about the tool and how it works Steven Sinofsky, … Continue reading

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Microsoft is transitioning to a world with more usage and more software driven value add (rather than the old device driven world) in mobility and the cloud, the latter also helping to grow the server business well above its peers

Quartely Highlights (from Earnings Call Slides): Cloud momentum helps drive Q3 results Outstanding momentum and results in our cloud services; total Commercial Cloud revenue more than doubled again this quarter Office 365 Home currently has 4.4 million subscribers, adding nearly … Continue reading

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Enhanced cloud-based content delivery services to anyone, on any device – from Microsoft (Microsoft Azure Media Services) and its solution partners

Microsoft Azure Media Services – MAMS (pre April 2, 2014: Windows Azure Media Services – WAMS) A general introduction (when it was still called WAMS, corrected below):TV Connect 2014: Martin Wahl, Principal Program Manager, Windows Microsoft Azure Media Services [IPTVWorldSeries … Continue reading

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Amazon joined the OTT TV, gaming console and entertainment race with its Fire TV

Gary Busey Meets Amazon Fire TV [amazon YouTube channel, April 2, 2014] Introducing Amazon Fire TV, http://amzn.to/1pRjlgP, the streaming media player that listens to Gary Busey. Gary likes to talk to things, but gets frustrated when high tech things don’t … Continue reading

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