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Microsoft Is So Much More Than Windows 8

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT  ) has become so much more than Windows. In fact, Windows is now its third-largest segment behind servers and its business divisions. These two businesses grew 11% and 10%, respectively, in the first quarter, offsetting flat Windows revenue when you take out deferred revenue. Erin Miller sat down with Fool contributor Travis Hoium to see if this means Microsoft is worth buying now.

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  • Report this Comment On April 24, 2013, at 6:24 AM, badgerzilla wrote:

    Servers are moving to the cloud so that segment will decline. The business tier is only as relevant as MS is in computing. Those two are tied so if servers move to the cloud and PCs go away, the business tier will have to wash cars or some other service not involving a MS solution.

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Travis Hoium has been writing for since July 2010 and covers the solar industry, renewable energy, and gaming stocks among other things.

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