Acquisition of GitHub: Microsoft invests in image

Using open source, Microsoft wants to be competitive again. The acquisition of the GitHub developer Portal fits the strategy of the US company.

Acquisition of GitHub: Microsoft invests in image
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    How much Microsoft is worth image of a modern Techunternehmens shows takeover of developer portal GitHub. 7, 5Milliarden US dollar pays company from Redmond for platform, where developers and developers can share, modify, and furr expand code lines.

    If you ask yourself what is github and why it is worth a lot of money from MICROSOFTO, you have to immerse yourself in company's history. The company Alsverschlossen was founded by Bill Gates for a long time. How exactly source code of a program looked like, Dasblieb among employees of Microsoft. With this kind of DerAbschottung, company secured its power on DemComputermarkt. This went well for decades: in 2000s-Jahrehinein, Microsoft was almost steadily number one in terms of market value of Techszene.

    2007 was Microsoft's most valuable tech business in world

    Esgab even a time when WarMicrosoft was so powerful that managers of company could not believe that anything could be dangerous to m. Especially not such a banal product as a mobile phone with internet access. As a journalist from USA Today's n-Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer 2007 so asked if he would not even like such a passionate reaction to Microsoft products like on iphone, as said this only dry: "That's a funny question. Would I exchange 96 percent of market fürvier percent? "

    The manager of software company even put anor thing in it: "There is no chance that iphone will reach a signifikantenMarktanteil," he said. "No chance." DasSmartphone is a subsidized item, it would perhaps be able to occupy two to three percent of market.

    Microsoft War2007 is world's most valuable tech. The company achieved by year a turnover of 51 billion dollars, twice as much wieApple. That it might be different, CEOdamals did not seem to be able to imagine.

    A failed operating system, a failed smartphone

    The phrases of Steve Ballmer should follow Microsoft for a long time. In following years, Apple moved to company in BeidenBelangen: The company of Steve Jobssteigerte not only generated revenue exponentially, but also denBörsenwert. Microsoft suddenly found itself no longer in Nimic leader, but follower. The company Drohteden connection to Internet to miss: The world of Windows worked frumpy over lovingly designed Apple products. The passion that US-today-journalist spoke of was missing company in order to remain competitive.

    Microsoft tried to catch up with Windows Phone and launched its own operating system, with Lumia a EigeneSmartphone series. But power that company had in PC Äraentwickelt could not do it on mobile Zeitalterübertragen. The operating system could not even begin to claim against Apple's iOS and Google's Android, market share Bliebim single-digit percentage range. 2017 it was set. The company also stopped dieProduktion of Lumia smartphones in 2016. Microsoft and mobile, that did not match.

    Internet missed, customers lost, company knocked behind DerKonkurrenz: As history of many once successful Unternehmenkönnte also history of Microsoft end at this point. But with change of Head 2014, strategy changed Microsoft. The new CEO Satya Nadella opened company FürKooperationen. The ever so restrained Microsoft began collaborating with competitors like Apple, IBM or Dropbox. Instead of just relying on software, company built DasCloud offer Azure – area Nadella had last internverantwortet.

    Date Of Update: 05 June 2018, 12:02

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