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7/5/2012 | 6:36:17 PM
re: Microsoft Confirms $1.2 Billion Yammer Buy
Should we take Ballmer at his word or should we think about what's best for Microsoft? If Microsoft can drive BYOD or Yammer-like viral adoption, it will have a useful model to force new Windows 2013/Wave 15 upgrades before the financial case might otherwise justify an upgrade. If Microsoft can figure out which features and capabilities make a new product viral, that is a valuable revenue accelerator. Yammer is about Office; it's not about SharePoint.


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