Msg#: 3606246 posted 11:17 am on Mar 20, 2008 (gmt 0)
Microsoft Corp. invested in a maker of telecommunications software, a sign of the software maker's challenges and ambitions in the market for communications software used by businesses.
The Redmond, Wash., company said it has formed a partnership with Aspect Software Inc., a maker of software for routing telephone calls in businesses. The deal includes Microsoft taking an equity stake in Aspect, the companies said. Financial terms weren't disclosed.