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Ray Ozzie's first love is not public speaking. While he does just fine in front of a mic, I reckon he'd rather be talking to his developers or maybe just thinking. But as the leader of Microsoft's cloud push, Ozzie has to get out and about -- and that's how he landed at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom conference last week.

Much of Ozzie's talk consisted of the well-worn message of mixing standard apps with Web services. He also pitched the bean counters on Azure and then promised to integrate their PCs, phones and televisions.

The only real news was Ozzie's honest appraisal of Vista, where Microsoft tried to do too much in one fell swoop and failed to get enough drivers built.

Posted by Doug Barney on 05/27/2009 at 1:16 PM


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