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Microsoft (MSFT) is working with OEMs on "small devices powered by Windows," outgoing CFO Peter...

Microsoft (MSFT) is working with OEMs on "small devices powered by Windows," outgoing CFO Peter Klein confirms - given past reports, that's not too surprising. Microsoft's reasons why Windows division revenue was healthy in spite of PC weakness: Surface sales and volume licenses to enterprises. OEM Windows revenue (+17%) was bolstered by Win. 8 deferred revenue recognition, but that won't last. Server & Tools remains strong: multi-year licensing revenue rose 20%, System Center revenue +16%, and SQL Server +22%. Office division multi-year licensing +16%; Office 365 is on a $1B/year run rate. MSFT +2.7% AH. (FQ3: I, II) (slides) (prepared remarks)
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  • al roman
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    Lucid acquisition's .
    18 Apr 2013, 07:21 PM Reply Like
  • jammerculture
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    Oh my.


    But what about falling pc sales?




    Long msft
    18 Apr 2013, 07:29 PM Reply Like
  • al roman
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    18 Apr 2013, 07:35 PM Reply Like
  • Micah
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    A surveillance camera that runs on Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7OS won best in show at a security conference in vegas this past week. The technology and potential is mind blowing and really shows the strength and incumbancy that Microsoft still has...they just need to get out of their own way.
    18 Apr 2013, 09:00 PM Reply Like
  • Derek A. Barrett
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    Exactly, they are everywhere, not just desktops, so much drama over the IDC numbers but there is a bigger picture.
    18 Apr 2013, 09:23 PM Reply Like
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