Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Microsoft Plans ‘Cloud’ Operating System - NYTimes.com

Interesting perspectives from Mark Benioff, who should be quite familiar with Microsoft’s endeavors in this context since, e.g., Microsoft Dynamics CRM is reportedly ahead of Salesforce.com in many market segments

“Today’s announcement of Azure is the same Microsoft, keeping developers locked into their proprietary solutions, and failing to grasp the true power of cloud computing,“ said Mark Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce.com, a San Francisco company that helped pioneer the commercial Web services market. “Microsoft continues to struggle with what to do about cloud computing because the cloud’s new technology and business models cuts into the heart of their software monopoly.”

Microsoft Plans ‘Cloud’ Operating System - NYTimes.com

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