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Bob Muglia Named President of Microsoft’s Server and Tools Business

From senior VP to president

Bob Muglia, a 21-year veteran at Microsoft, was named president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business (STB), a group he previously served as senior vice president.

As head of the Server and Tools Business, Muglia, 49, is in charge of delivering on the vision of Dynamic IT, Microsoft's effort to help IT pros and developers create optimized and agile infrastructures that align to changing business needs.

Muglia is responsible for developing and marketing Microsoft's infrastructure and developer software. The Server and Tools business portfolio includes Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server, Visual Studio, Virtualization products, System Center management products and the Forefront line of business security products, among others. The division generates some US$13 billion in annual revenue making it a major driver of Microsoft's growth and profitability.

Muglia joined Microsoft in 1988. He has served in a variety of positions, including managing the development of the MSN network and Microsoft Office family of business productivity applications, Windows Server applications, and productivity appliances such as Pocket PCs, eBooks and Tablet PCs.

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