for more than half the company’s total enterprise value. This is the business unit responsible for Office and Dynamics. The Windows unit accounts for more than a quarter. The Server and Tools segment adds 14%. Everything else — the Xbox gaming platform, the Bing search engine, MSN, Windows Phone — contributes negligibly to Microsoft’s value. I got these stats from an LA Times article I read. I actually thought Windows business unit would be doing a lot more than 25% of revenue. Whenever you hear about almost 500 million licenses of Windows 7, it just seemed like it would be a much bigger share than 25%. Interesting that Office and Dynamics are so important. That raises some interesting questions. How will Windows 8 impact businesses? Stay tuned for more analysis of that question here…]]>
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