If Microsoft is to become a successful tech conglomerate, its various units must have the chance to fly on their own. If Microsoft's enormous value is ever to be recognized again by the market, it should do what the government wanted in the 1990s and break up. Is this the only way to get the value out of Microsoft. Click here to see what Microsoft should do and why.
This compelling article takes a look at many of the trends that make the Tech Sector a hot place for investors. The Macro trends in this space show many technologies are still in their infancy creating significant opportunities for investors to profit. Click here to get a better understanding of why the Tech Sector may be the place to be for the next decade and beyond.
Mango, Ecosystem, and Clouds will help Microsoft survive the post PC era is they can execute. Click here to learn what Microsoft has done and will have to do to be worth your investment in the post PC era.
As an investor, just know this. Not everyone who says they have cloud has cloud. Amazon and Google have cloud, everyone else wants to claim cloud, and the race will go to whoever can get costs down fastest and move enterprise system capacities up into the cloud. This is happening, no doubt about it. Click here to learn more.
Like most US businesses, the US Government cannot afford to look at the cloud as source of substantial savings. This New York Times article does a great job of putting this into perspective. Click here to learn why it is inevitable that the US Government embraces cloud computing.
None of the fundementals of cloud computing have changed despite the wild swings in the stock market. Many well known high value companies have gone on sale including EMC, VMWare, Google, and NetApp. Click here to see the values.
The future of cloud computing could indeed be powered by wind energy. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), along with Clarkson University, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), HP and other private businesses, hope to demonstrate how a network of wind- and solar-powered data centers could create a new model for data center and renewable energy operations. Click here to learn more.
Is this acquisition solely driven by the ongoing patent war between Apple, Microsoft, and Google? Click here learn more about the details of this massive acquisition and its potential impact on the entire cellular phone industry.
The moves of the GSA and the USDA to clouds highlight the next battle between tech-giants Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) and Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT). The GSA chose to use Google’s cloud-based service, while the USDA chose Microsoft’s. Click here to learn more about the governments use of cloud services.