Microsoft’s been proclaiming its dedication to the cloud for a while now, and Wired sat down with the Office division head Kurt DelBene and the Server and Tools division chief Satya Nadella to talk about that vision. The importance of the cloud is not lost on the two engineers — who say it’s “the way the world is moving” — but how are they bringing the tools we use every day into the cloud? DelBene and Nadella are doing what they can to further develop established products like the online productivity suite Office 365 and the cloud application development platform Windows Azure respectively, a task that requires balancing the company’s current dominance in locally-run software with the push toward cloud-based services. Despite..
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Microsoft won’t be grounded in the race to the cloud