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SWOT: Microsoft Azure, Cloud Services, Worldwide

Published: 10 March 2015

ID: G00273575

Analyst(s): Douglas Toombs

Summary

Microsoft has made significant gains recently in the cloud computing market, but established incumbents are still formidable competitors. The company will need to leverage all of its capabilities — including channel strategies and hybrid opportunities — to solidify its position as a cloud leader.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • SWOT Analysis
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
  • Recommendations for Partners and/or Competitors
  • Implication for Company Being Profiled
  • Company Overview
  • Methodology

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