In the continuing trade dispute between China and the United States, Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, forcing US companies to cease operations with the company. Although the US government has given Huawei and its partners some leeway, companies like Google, Intel, and Qualcomm have already stopped working with Huawei.
And now Microsoft is also joining the bandwagon. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft has selected Huawei's server products for its Azure Stack technology. The Microsoft product catalog page, which lists Azure Stack HCI solutions from companies like ASUS and others, does not include any Huawei offerings. The release attempted to reach Microsoft to discuss what the company plans to do with its Huawei business, but did not comment. On Tuesday, Microsoft discontinued the sale of one of the major Huawei laptops, the MateBook X, professional. In the company's online store, the product list for the Huawei laptop is no longer available. This may indicate that Microsoft will eventually block Huawei's Windows license as long as the company is blacklisted by the US government.
Microsoft is still not sure if the company will discontinue its dealings with Huawei Huawei, including pulling the Windows license from Huawei. Google has already taken advantage of Huawei's Android license, which poses a far greater threat to the entire enterprise as the company relies heavily on its Android phones, Huawei, Microsoft