Microsoft mulls ‘major restructuring’ with focus on devices and services like Xbox and Skype


Microsoft is reportedly mulling a restructuring that would see the company position some of its key executives to strengthen its “devices and services” vision. CEO Steve Ballmer outlined “a fundamental shift” towards devices and services for the company just ahead of the Windows 8 launch, but so far the software giant has only launched two Surface tablets and unveiled a new Xbox.

All Things D reports that a new structure may include “larger roles” for executives including server chief Satya Nadella, Skype boss Tony Bates, and Don Mattrick who heads up the division responsible for Xbox. It’s not clear how a new potential management structure will impact other divisions like Windows or Windows Phone, but the rumored restructuring suggests…

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