FP TrendingMar 26, 2020 19:54:04 IST
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella exuded confidence that the software program large will come out “fairly sturdy” from the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
In an interview to CNBC, the India-born CEO mentioned that Microsoft has an important stability sheet. Additionally, the corporate has a really various enterprise together with a mixture of annuity, non-annuity which can also be stronger than the sooner monetary disaster.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Reuters
Nadella asserted that Microsoft Azure and cloud companies had been underneath stress as a variety of persons are working from house and staying indoors.
He added that Microsoft is with the ability to meet the calls for of work at home kits.
Microsoft Groups, a office communication and collaboration software program, has turn out to be one of the vital most well-liked platforms for individuals working from house. The software program can also be being utilized by instructional institutes for conducting on-line courses.
“If this was a earlier era of information centre architectures or software program architectures, I don’t suppose we might have been in a position to cope with this disaster as successfully as we’ve got been in a position to,” Nadella mentioned.
He, nevertheless, expressed concern on whether or not the demand holds up within the US and Europe together with different developed markets which were largely hit by the pandemic.
On Sunday, Nadella in a letter to his staff described the coronavirus pandemic as “uncharted territory”.
“Like a lot of you, there have been instances over the previous weeks the place it has felt overwhelming and all-encompassing for me. I fear concerning the well being and security of my household, my co-workers, and mates. My spouse and I fear for her ageing dad and mom, who’re distant from us in India,” the Microsoft CEO wrote within the letter which he additionally shared on Linkedin.
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