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Nadella: Despite cloud push, on-premises products still matter to Microsoft

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Microsoft is pushing hard to get businesses to use its Azure cloud platform, but CEO Satya Nadella said Tuesday that the company hasn’t given up on its products tailored for companies that still have on-premises data centers.

“Overall, I start even with the worldview that my server business is not some legacy business,” he said during a conference call with financial analysts. “We fundamentally think of our servers as the extension of the cloud; I even describe it architecturally as the edge of our cloud.”

Nadella was responding to a question about Microsoft’s server revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter, which rose 4 percent year over year. Microsoft’s server products actually gained market share from competitors in the quarter, according to Nadella. What’s more, he said that the company’s success comes from a wide variety of products targeted at businesses with on-premises workloads, including Sharepoint, Exchange Server and Lync Server.

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