Microsoft can cut some of the staff
Recently, Microsoft completed the acquisition of mobile business Nokia, with the result that the staff of the it giant from Redmond has increased by 25 thousand people. Currently, the company employs a total of 125 000 employees.
S according to GigaOM, with the absorption of Nokia, the company can not do without a personnel change. Microsoft has reorganized their divisions, and in the coming months, as reported, the company will begin a program of layoffs and spending cuts.
While this information has not received official confirmation from Redmond. At the conclusion of transactions with the Finnish mobile phone maker Microsoft has announced that it welcomes within its ranks all Nokia employees working in 130 factories in 50 countries.
New CEO Satya Nadella even said that with the involvement of Microsoft staff can create a host of new technologies in the coming years, in particular, mobile and cloud.
Microsoft paid for the mobile business Nokia 5.44 billion euros, including 1.65 billion euros for patents. The agreement provides for the use of the trademark Nokia for a period of a year and a half, after which the company will designate its smartphones with the Windows Phone brand «Nokia by Microsoft». Although the latter is also not yet confirmed officially.