Sales Microsoft is growing thanks to Office and cloud services

Sales Microsoft is growing thanks to Office and cloud services

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Software maker Microsoft has in the past quarter, a turnover turned from 26,066 billion dollars (24,436 billion euro), compared to 23,796 billion dollars in the same period last year. In particular, there is a lot of growth thanks to better performance in the field of Office software and business cloud services.

The company has a net profit made of 5.2 billion dollars. In the fourth quarter of 2015, it was 5,02 billion dollars.

Therefore, the net revenue grew faster than net income, the figures clearly show that Thursday are presented.

The largest growth was again seen at the business cloud-based Azure, where the turnover increased by 93 percent increase, followed by a growth of 49 percent with revenue from the Office software and services.

Microsoft has put the most money in the field ‘more personal computing’ with more Windows, the Bing services, and the gaming division. Together which is good for 11.8 billion dollars.


In the field of gaming is the Microsoft, however, not for the wind. Due to disappointing sales of the Xbox consoles and software sales declined 3 percent.

However, the number of users of the online service Xbox Live has increased to a record 55 million active users. In total there is more than a billion dollars converted to software and services on the Xbox platform.

Microsoft has in the past quarter the acquisition of the business network LinkedIn is completed and the smartphone activities of the hand done.

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