Microsoft SaaS strategy “a work in progress”

According to the latest assessment from Springboard Research, the strategy of 'Software plus services' being pursued by Microsoft is still "a work in progress".

Drawing on insights gained at the Microsoft's Asia Pacific Analyst Summit last month (when it announced Windows Live and Microsoft Online – see post), Springboard says it expects "Microsoft to struggle to reconcile its SaaS offerings and approach relative to its traditional, PC-based world view".

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