The Future Of Microsoft
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the stage Wednesday at the Inspire 2018 partner conference to an extended round of applause, before he'd even said a word. The past year saw Microsoft prioritize the aligning of its sales teams with the needs of partners -- with the result being a surge in growth. Executives shared estimates this week that partners generated nearly $1 trillion in revenue over the past 12 months through working with Microsoft solutions. But that's just the start, Nadella said during his Inspire keynote Wednesday. "As we look forward, the opportunity for us to serve our customers in this new era of the intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge is far greater," Nadella told the 16,000 partners gathered at the conference in Las Vegas. "I've lived through the client-server, the web, mobile, cloud. But what we're going to see going forward is going to be even more profound."
What follows are five key topics discussed by Nadella during his keynote at Microsoft Inspire 2018.