Microsoft formed new 'Server & Cloud Division' group combining Windows Server and Windows Azure

Microsoft created a new organization within the Server & Tools Business (STB), called “Server & Cloud Division,” that combines Windows Azure group with Windows Server & Solutions group. “This move better aligns our resources with our strategy – creating a single organization focused on delivering solutions for customers that span on-premises data centers and cloud.” […]

Microsoft created a new organization within the Server & Tools Business (STB), called “Server & Cloud Division,” that combines Windows Azure group with Windows Server & Solutions group. “This move better aligns our resources with our strategy – creating a single organization focused on delivering solutions for customers that span on-premises data centers and cloud.” “SCD will deliver solutions that help customers realize even greater benefits from Microsoft’s investments in on-premises and cloud technologies. Together, Windows Server, Windows Azure, SQL Server, SQL Azure, Visual Studio and System Center help customers extend existing investments to include a future that’ll combine both on-premises and cloud solutions, and SCD is now a key player in that effort.” STB now composed of following groups: 1. Business Online Services Division (led by David Thompson) (development only) 2. Business Platform Division (led by Ted Kummert) 3. Developer Division (led by S. Somagasar) 4. Identity and Security Division (led by Lee Nackman) 5. Management and Services Division (led by Brad Anderson) 6. Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE, led by Walid Abu-Hadba) 7. Server and Tools Marketing Group (STMG, led by Robert Wahbe) 8. Server and Cloud Division (led by Amitabh Srivastava).