Microsoft said commercial cloud annualised revenue run rate reached US$20.4b in the quarter.
Total revenue climbed 12 percent as profit rose 16 percent. At the same time, as new data centers come online and become more efficient, Microsoft has been making progress in increasing the profitability of these services, with commercial cloud gross margin widening to 57 percent.
The technology giant's net income rose to $6.58 billion, or 84 cents per share, in the first quarter ended September 30, from $5.67 billion, or 72 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue from Azure, the company's cloud computing service, grew 90 percent during the quarter, Microsoft said.
Productivity and Business Processes: This segment, which includes results from Office and Office 365 (commercial and consumer customers), grew 28 percent to $8.2 billion. That puts Surface revenue at over $1 billion this quarter, as the PC line continues to transform into a legitimate part of Microsoft's business.
Surface revenue by itself was up 12% from a year ago, which is good news for Microsoft following a dip in the previous quarter.
PiperJaffray analysts Alex Zukin, Scott Wilson and Taylor Reiners had expected 30 percent growth in Office 365 commercial revenue, which would have been down from more than 40 percent in revenue growth in the past two years.
As for Windows, revenue from companies putting Pro versions of the operating system on devices was up by 4 percent. Search acquisition costs jumped 15 percent.
On the Xbox front, Microsoft says hardware revenue declined significantly - due to lower pricing and fewer sales - but overall revenue still ticked up ever so slightly thanks to increased Xbox Live transactions.
Walker's father, Paul Walker III , also settled a separate lawsuit against the German automobile manufacturer. In related news, years after Paul's death, his " Fast and Furious " co-star continues to remember him.
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Lastly, it includes a dual-camera setup on the rear with a regular 13-megapixel f/1.85 shooter and another monochrome sensor. The credit will be valid through December 15th, 2017 (Yes, the company wants you to quickly spend it on its own products).
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Amazon wants customers to open homes to deliveries
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Reliance Entertainment Unveils Golmaal Again Merchandise
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Porsche Unveils The New 911 Carrera T Built For Raw Driving
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