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Last $45.35 USD
Change Today -0.59 / -1.28%
Volume 39.7M
As of 8:10 PM 07/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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Redmond, WA 98052

United States

Phone: 425-882-8080


and middleware designed to support software applications built on the Windows Server operating system. This includes the server platform, database, business intelligence, storage, management and operations, virtualization, service-oriented architecture platform, security, and identity software. The company also licenses software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. CAL provide access rights to certain server and Office products, including Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync. Windows Embedded extends the power of Windows and the cloud to intelligent systems, including the Internet of Things, by delivering specialized operating systems, tools, and services. Windows Commercial revenue is primarily affected by the demand from commercial customers for volume licensing and software assurance. The versions of Office in Commercial Licensing are designed to increase personal, team and organizational productivity through a range of programs, services, and software solutions. Office Commercial revenue is primarily affected by a combination of the demand from commercial customers for volume licensing and software assurance and various information workers in a licensed enterprise. Skype is designed to connect friends, family, clients, and colleagues through various devices. Revenue is primarily driven by the sale of minutes, subscriptions, and advertising. Microsoft Dynamics products provide business solutions for financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of global enterprises. Revenue is primarily driven by the number of information workers licensed. Competition: IBM and Oracle lead a group of companies focused on the Java Platform Enterprise Edition that compete with the company’s enterprise-wide computing solutions. Commercial competitors for its server applications for PC-based distributed client/server environments include CA Technologies, IBM, and Oracle. The company’s Web application platform software competes with open source software, such as Apache, Linux, MySQL, and PHP. In middleware, the company competes against Java middleware, such as Geronimo, Wildfly, and Spring Framework. The company’s system management solutions compete with server management and server virtualization platform providers, such as BMC, CA Technologies, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and VMware. Its database, business intelligence, and data warehousing solutions offerings compete with products from IBM, Oracle, SAP, and other companies. The company’s products for software developers compete against offerings from Adobe, IBM, Oracle, other companies, and open-source projects, including Eclipse (sponsored by CA Technologies, IBM, Oracle, and SAP), PHP, Ruby on Rails, and others. The company’s embedded systems compete in a fragmented environment in which major competitors include IBM, Intel, and versions of embeddable Linux from commercial Linux vendors, such as Metrowerks and MontaVista Software. Competitors to Office Commercial include software application vendors, such as Adobe Systems, Apple, Cisco Systems, Google, IBM, Oracle, and SAP. The company’s Microsoft Dynamics products compete with vendors, such as Oracle and SAP in the market for large organizations and divisions of global enterprises. In the market focused on providing solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, its Microsoft Dynamics products compete with vendors, such as Infor, The Sage Group, and NetSuite.’s cloud CRM offerings compete directly with Microsoft Dynamics CRM on-premises offerings. Commercial Other The principal products and services provided by the Commercial Other segment are Enterprise Services, including Premier product support services and Microsoft Consulting Services; Commercial Cloud, comprising Office 365 Commercial, other Microsoft Office online offerings, Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Azure. Enterprise Services, including Premier product support services and Microsoft Consulting Services assist


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