The CEO, Satya Nadella, announced it recently to employees. Microsoft will focus on the Cloud, connected objects and mobility. Regarding this last sector, Windows Phone must catch up with operating systems Android and iOS, but it is moving forward. When Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, unfolding from 13 to 17 July in Washington, the group announced that over 12 million Nokia Lumia 520 have been sold and more than 270 applications are available on the Windows Phone Store.
On July 10, Satya Nadella wrote to Microsoft employees. The new CEO is determined to put his mark, register his style and reorganize the work within the group. The announced objectives are clear, Microsoft will focus on the Cloud, connected objects and mobile. Sectors in full development.
La Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, taking place from 13 au 17 juillet in Washington, was the opportunity to discuss the mobility sector.
First of all, Microsoft announced that the entry-level smartphone, Nokia Lumia 520, which launched in 2013, was very successful. Indeed, the smartphone was sold to more than 12 million units.
Compared to Microsoft's mobile operating system, one of the criticisms remains the number of mobile applications available. The group is working on it since it has just announced that more than 270 applications are available on the Windows Phone Store. This represents the daily insertion of more than 500 new applications. Far from the Android and iOS stores which each have more than 1 million applications.
Whether it's devices or software, Microsoft is advancing in mobility. The publication of the latest financial results, July 22, will be the occasion to have further results and, perhaps, to know more about the detailed objectives of Satya Nadella concerning mobility.
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