Microsoft's Azure revenue almost doubled year-over-year in its second quarter

Feb 01, 2018, 00:31
Microsoft's Azure revenue almost doubled year-over-year in its second quarter

In Microsoft's statement, the company didn't tout its commercial cloud annual revenue run rate for the first time in several quarters.

Revenue: $28.92 billion, vs. $28.40 billion as expected by analysts, according to Thomson Reuters. It also announced a one-time charge of $13.8 billion related to the newly-passed tax bill.

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We delivered another strong quarter with commercial cloud revenue growing 56% year-over-year to $5.3 billion. Helping to push that up was Office 365, which saw commercial revenue growth of 41 percent.

In particular, Microsoft said that its Azure revenue grew 98% year-over-year - a long-running theme alongside many other lines that equate to Microsoft's efforts in the cloud offsetting numerous major shifts in computing that first led Microsoft to be a behemoth.

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Microsoft today reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter of 2018, including revenue of $28.9 billion, net income of $7.5 billion, and earnings per share of $0.96 (compared to revenue of $26.1 billion, net income of $6.5 billion, and earnings per share of $0.83 in Q1 2017). LinkedIn contributed $1.3B.

Finally, the More Personal Computing segment, which encompasses Windows, Surface, Xbox, and other products, grew 2% from the year-ago period. Xbox hardware revenue itself has increased 14 percent year-over-year, thanks to the launch of the Xbox One X. Even Xbox software and services revenue has grown 4 percent, alongside a 7 percent increase in active Xbox Live users.

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Since Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella took the helm in 2014, Microsoft's cloud business - which includes products such as Office 365, Dynamic 365 and Azure computing platform - has emerged as a major growth driver. She cited strong execution from the company's sales teams and partners for the growth recorded across business lines.

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