Home > slashdot > 10 Microsoft Acquisitions and What They Mean Now

10 Microsoft Acquisitions and What They Mean Now

February 11th, 2010 02:25 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

FrankPoole writes “CRN takes a look at the past five years of Microsoft’s acquisition history, which totals $13 billion and more than 7,000 new employees, and highlights 10 deals and how they’ve affected the software giant. While some larger acquisitions stand out for better or worse, such as Danger and aQuantive, there are some smaller, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it deals that have proved pivotal for Microsoft’s push into new areas such as virtualization. And Microsoft’s recent acquisition track record may lend credence to the heavy criticism levied against the company by former employees like Dick Brass.”

Source: 10 Microsoft Acquisitions and What They Mean Now

Related Articles:

  1. LivingSocial Pays Up $29.4 Million In Stock For Recent International Acquisitions
  2. Microsoft’s Kinect SDK Can Track and Listen
  3. Nokia Names Microsoft’s Elop As New CEO
  4. Web 2.0 Acquisitions, The Game
  5. Microsoft To Support CentOS Linux In Hyper-V
blog comments powered by Disqus
YOYOYOOYOYOYO