Microsoft delivers 1.2 million Xbox Ones and earn more with Surface and Windows




Microsoft is struggling with declining Windows sales to consumers, but the number of licenses sold for business systems grew. Furthermore, the turnover from Surface-sales was 50 percent, the company managed to put in the last quarter. Away 1.2 million Xbox Ones

Revenues from sales of Windows licenses for consumer systems declined by 15 percent compared to last year, but the business sales compensated with a growth of 19 percent. Is probably due to the fact that many companies their old Windows XP machines replaced by versions with newer Windows version. Growth About 90 percent of enterprise PCs currently running Windows 7 or 8, according to Microsoft. Microsoft gives no details about Windows Phone at its quarterly

The group was known that it has more than 2 million Xbox consoles sold in the quarter. Of these, 1.2 million Xbox One systems. In recent weeks it has become clear that Microsoft fewer consoles of new generation sells over rival Sony, but the Xbox One is more expensive and less available markets.

Revenues from sales of Surface tablets totaled $ 494 million, which is 50 percent higher than the same period a year ago. It is also considerably less than the dollar within Microsoft took last quarter with Surface-selling 893 million, but that was in the quarter with the lucrative December period.

One of the prominent growth factors was 365 Home Office: Microsoft could one million new customers marked in the last quarter, for a total of 4.4 million. Business wise Commercial Cloud branch did well with revenue growth of 101 percent, with business Office 365 sales doubled and sales of Azure even grew by 150 percent.

The total turnover amounted to $ 20.4 billion, which is slightly less than the 20.48 billion from the same quarter last year. The profit amounted to 5.66 billion dollars and that is less than last year, when 6.05 billion profit was made.


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