U.S. Markets closed

Microsoft exec explains how the Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done

Jordan Novet

As companies move to newer products, Microsoft 365 represents an opportunity to sell businesses on Windows, Office and security tools in one shot. Microsoft MSFT is looking at a big opportunity to get organizations to pay for more products — and it's all because of old products. The company's customers are now about halfway through the upgrade cycle from Windows 7, an operating system that came out a decade ago, to Windows 10, executive Kirk Koenigsbauer said at a financial event on Tuesday.