Well, some companies have just switched from their on-premise Exchange installation to Office365 and OneDrive. Maybe they should have listened to their engineers about the ongoing problems with Microsoft's cloud offering. I am sure the decision to focus on Azure for SaaS deployments is only because the service quality is top notch, not because some suits met on the golf course and offered a metric shit ton of service credits.
Some interesting tidbits from the telephone conference though. I would put them into the "No shit, Sherlock!" category:
- Tim, you think the phones might have been a tad too expensive? NO FUCKING WAY!
- Customers hold on to their phones because they are build well and are still "good enough". Really? And maybe because new ones are fucking expensive, too?
So they are now lowering the prices in some international markets, like China, Brazil and India. Fat chance they will do that in Europe, too. But who knows, they seem desperate.
Man nehme eine Self-Checkout Kasse und eine Gemüsewaage...
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