Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Microsoft Says to Spend 90% of R&D on Cloud Strategy

Don't Miss Out —
Follow us on:
Microsoft International's Jean-Philippe Courtois
Jean-Philippe Courtois, president of Microsoft International. Photographer: Jock Fistick/Bloomberg

(Corrects second paragraph of story that ran yesterday to show Courtois didn’t tell Bloomberg HT television that Microsoft will easily meet 2011 targets.)

April 6 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft International President Jean-Philippe Courtois said the company will spend 90 percent of its $9.6 billion research and development budget on cloud strategy this year.

Microsoft’s global growth is “balanced and healthy” with faster growth in emerging markets, Courtois said in an interview with Bloomberg HT television in Istanbul today.

Link to Company News:{MSFT US <Equity> CN <GO>}

To contact the reporter on this story: Aydan Eksin at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Shaji Mathew at

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.