Software Has Been Berry, Berry Good
As Chico Escuela might say, software has been berry, berry good to Microsoft.
And despite the over-hyped Google threat, Microsoft keeps printing money faster
than the U.S. mint (though slower than a Chinese bank these days).
Case in point: the most recent fiscal year wherein Redmond brought
in over $60 billion (and by Redmond, I mean the company, not the magazine,
The only dark cloud is on the Web, where Microsoft actually lost almost half-a-billion
dollars. Microsoft, as it has shown with the Xbox and ERP applications, can
weather some rather massive losses as it waits for its strategy to succeed.
My opinion? Online services are no different.
Disagree? Tell me where I'm wrong by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Doug Barney on 07/21/2008 at 1:15 PM