Chief Financial Officer Ed Fitzpatrick said on a post-earnings conference call that it looks like profits at Motorola Solution’s enterprise business are expected to fall by a low-single digit percentage. Enterprise business revenue, which makes up about a third of total revenue, declined for the sixth straight quarter in the three months ended June 29.
Chief Executive Greg Brown said that the industry is being impacted by customers carefully managing their IT budgets in the face of macro uncertainty. Others say that Motorola Solutions is taking too much time developing and launching new products. For example there was a delay in launching Microsoft Windows 8-based products from the second half of this year to the first of 2014.