What’s Microsoft’s next billion-dollar business? (Hint: it’s not search) | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com


At Microsoft’s Financial Analyst Meeting (FAM) last week, company officials shared a few tidbits about one of those businesses: Microsoft System Center. System Center encompasses a variety of system-management tools that Microsoft sells to IT professionals who want to manage their Windows — and Linux/Unix — clients, servers, hypervisors and more.

CEO Steve Ballmer told Wall Street analysts that System Center already has passed the billion-dollar mark. It’s growing at a rate of 30 percent year-over-year, according to Microsoft officials.

What's Microsoft's next billion-dollar business? (Hint: it's not search) | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com

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