Microsoft splits Platform and Services unit in two

Microsoft is still having one heck of a time grabbing a toe-hold in the internet market.  A new Mary-Jo Foley post chronicles this latest step by Microsoft: Splitting the Platform and Services unit in two.  In my opinion, this is a long overdue move by Microsoft and shows the difficulty of large companies transitioning business focus.

I surmise this slowness to act was due to momentum, and the difficulty of transitioning business focus.  On a related note: I kind of saw this coming back in February: Microsoft Live

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