Friday, April 25, 2008

Microsoft Shows Gains, but Also Weaknesses - New York Times

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The quarterly results underline once again how much the main engines of the company’s performance are its desktop PC products, Windows and Office. Those two big, lucrative businesses are healthy and growing.

The two product groups reported total sales of $8.77 billion, accounting for 61 percent of revenue, and operating profits of $6.24 billion, or 86 percent of profits from the business units.

The division making server software that runs data centers has become another large and profitable business for Microsoft. It generated revenue of $3.26 billion and operating profits of $1.09 billion.

Microsoft Shows Gains, but Also Weaknesses - New York Times

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