Microsoft chief operating officer Kevin Turner (Kevin Turner) in this week's "global supplier partner held the meeting" on, to Microsoft channel partners introduces personal computing clouds service concept and development route.
Turner claimed that the next 20 years, people work methods and way of life of the boundaries between will gradually fuzzy. Cloud computing services will be extended to every enterprise operation and personal life in the process. For personal cloud services for, 6.5 billion people around the world are all potential customers source. And for business computing clouds, Turner for service is expected to the size of the market will reach $1 billion.
Turner says: "in addition to commercial cloud services, provide personal cloud service is also one of the great goal of Microsoft. Microsoft's Office 2010 ultimate goal is to let the global everyone can enjoy the convenience of personal cloud calculation, the target is similar to Bill Gates had to chase global every family has a personal computer, and the goal of personal computing clouds in the popularity of the world is expected to take 35 years."
But the information technology Research Group (the rid_device_info wave-tech Group) of senior vice President James Alexander (James Alexander) also have questioned this, he said: "Microsoft consideration should be given to, whether everyone wanted to use the personal computing clouds service? Like at present more popular social networking site Facebook, few 35 years old and above the age of users want to use Facebook to share personal information. Although personal cloud computing services will bring new development for Internet field, but this new service in ten years can't complete popularity.
For Microsoft Office 2010 channel partners, who are pragmatists. As a channel partners will never stimulate the new requirements of customers, what they do is only through the meet customer needs and realize the profit. If Microsoft can be successfully stimulation of personal computing clouds the people demand, so channel partners will also be willing to meet the new needs through realize more profitable. "