As we enter the new decade Microsoft continue to lead technology breakthroughs and progress. The company continues break records, delivering more than $125 billion in revenue, $43 billion in operating income, more than $50 billion in operating cash flow. Returning $30 billion to shareholders (Microsoft Annual Report, 2019). Microsoft’s commercial cloud solutions continue to operate as the leading players in the market, through on premise integrated solutions with Azure, a cloud computing service designed for building, testing, deploying and managing applications through Data centres owned by the company. Microsoft 365 continues to flourish as the leading tool for education and businesses’ alike , as well as Microsoft teams and one drive continue to drive the growth of Business of all sizes, specifically enabling SME’s to flourish and reach their targets through efficiency and connectivity.

Applications

In today’s world every company is a digital company, Microsoft recently acquired GitHub, a complete tool chain designed for developers which is independent of language, framework or cloud. The tool is used by over 40 millions developers world wide, with visual studio becoming one of the most popular code – editing tools in the world and typescript one of the fastest-growing programming languages.

Data and AI

Microsoft Azure is the only cloud device with limitless data and analytics capabilities across customers’ entire data portfolio. Azure is becoming the world’s computer with a projection of over 50 billion connected devices to come online by 2030, it is the only cloud service with limitless data and analytics capabilities across entire business data sets. The characteristic which will define applications going forward will be AI infrastructure, tools, and services with Azure Cognitive Services, so any developer can embed the ability to see, hear, respond, translate, reason, and more into their applications. Azure Cognitive Services is the most comprehensive portfolio of AI tools available, and this year, Microsoft added speech-to-text, search, vision, and decision capabilities, as well as updates to Azure Machine Learning to streamline the building, training, and deployment of machine learning models (Microsoft annual report, 2019).

Business Applications

Dynamics 365 and Power BI are unique concepts which enable organisations to digitize their business processes by transferring data within systems and joining digital and physical worlds in a cloud based solution. Dynamics 365 is a solution which enables employees with the right information at the right time, in the context of their work. Whilst Power BU, is the recognized leader in business intelligence on the cloud, with more than 25 million models hosted on the service and 12 million queries processed.

Linked In

LinkedIn now has more than 645 million members and is the most comprehensive solution for every organization to manage and engage their most important resource — their talent. Their Talent portfolio — from Talent Solutions and Talent Insights, to employee engagement with Glint and LinkedIn Learning — enables every organization to attract, retain, and develop the best talent in an increasingly competitive jobs market.

Esports & Gaming

In gaming, Microsoft’s breakthrough game streaming technology, Project xCloud, will enter public trials shortly. It will put gamers at the centre of their gaming experience, enabling them to play games in high-fidelity wherever and whenever they want, on any device.

 

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Sources: Microsoft annual report 2019