Microsoft By The Numbers

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Oct 25, 2010


One way to define Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is by its numbers by business segment. As broken down by The Motley Fool, the only consistent growth segment by revenue is Server and Tools, which includes Windows Server and Microsoft's cloud-computing effort, Windows Azure.


The company shows consistent growth segment by revenue in its Server and Tools business.

"All that's necessary is an inquiring mind, because if we're going to honestly assess what Ray Ozzie's leaving means to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and, therefore, to us as investors, we have to first consider what Mr. Softy is.

"Interestingly, the only consistent growth segment by revenue is Server and Tools, which includes Windows Server and Microsoft's cloud-computing effort, Windows Azure.

"What this says to me is that Server and Tools is the future of Microsoft. It's the division best positioned to deliver the growth that value investors hope for. It's also the group Ozzie has been most closely associated with."

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