Microsoft appoints new Server and Tools boss

In January this year, Microsoft announced that Bob Muglia, President of the Server and Tools Business Division (STB) would leave the company this summer. Now Microsoft has announced that Satya Nadella, will follow up Muglia as the new president of the Server and Tools division, Mary Jo Foley reports.

Nadella is a veteran who already works for 19 years at Microsoft, and was leader of the engineering department of the Online Services Division. Prior to that the led Business Solutions, and led several engineering teams in the server group.

With the announcement, Senior Vice President Server and Cloud Amitabh Srivastava who was also in the run for this position, decided to leave the company. Srivastava was responsible for the Windows Azure cloud-computing platform.