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Microsoft chief admits Sidekick outage hurt cloud




Microsoft chief admits Sidekick outage hurt cloud
Microsoft chief admits Sidekick outage hurt cloud



http://news.techworld.com/storage/3204465/microsoft-chief-admits-sidekick-outage-hurt-cloud/ 

By John Fontana 
Network World US
20 October 09

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer characterised the recent Sidekick data loss 
episode as "not good", and said he believes all the data will be 
recovered, but added that Microsoft will have to be more forthcoming in 
explaining to enterprise customers why a similar situation won't occur 
with Microsoft's online services.

"It is something we are going to have to address and explain to 
customers our method and process and quality approach and what went 
wrong in that case and how we are making sure that it does not happen 
again," Ballmer said.

Ballmer spent part of his morning keynote at a Sharepoint conference 
explaining how Microsoft plans to push the cloud version of SharePoint 
and create options for users to run their applications and store data in 
the cloud.

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