Microsoft's Skype Acquisition: 10 Burning Questions

What Next For Microsoft-Skype?

Now that Microsoft's pulled the trigger on an $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, the potential Microsoft-Skype pairing has raised at least as many new questions as answers.

Microsoft, it seems, has a lot to make clear about how it plans to integrate Skype, how it plans to make Skype-led opportunities available to the channel, and why it made such a dramatic statement -- it's Microsoft's largest acquisition ever -- right now. Here's a look at the issues that are emerging.


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