Thursday, June 15, 2006
NEW YORK — March 16, 2006 — Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer today outlined the company’s vision for how people, armed with the right software, are the key to driving business success. Called “People-Ready”. This vision for business is the backdrop for a series of innovative solutions in new and existing categories that Microsoft will bring to market over the next year. Addressing more than 500 business customers, Ballmer showcased new business solutions and explained how they are enabled by the integration across the company’s forthcoming versions of the Windows Vista™ operating system, the 2007 Microsoft® Office system, Windows Mobile® software and the next version of Microsoft Exchange Server, as well as infrastructure offerings such as Windows Server™ 2003 and SQL Server™ 2005.