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Microsoft closed the first quarter of 2022 with an 18% increase in revenue

microsoft disclosed financial results for the first quarter of 2022 (Q1 2022), where it generated revenues of $49.4 billion with a net profit of 16,700 million, which translates ton an 18% increase in turnover compared to Q1 2021, while earnings increased by 8%.

The server and cloud division helped get a large chunk of revenue, with an increase in revenue 29%while Microsoft Cloud generated $23.4 billion, 32% more compared to the same period last year.

The business of “more personal computing“, which includes Windows and Xbox, increased 11% generating $14,500 million, while the “Windows OEM Revenue Growth“, which should include the price that manufacturers pay to add the Windows 11 operating system to pre-built laptops and desktops, specifically increased 11%.

“Companies adopt [Windows 11] faster than any previous version,” CEO Satya Nadella said on the earnings call.


The slice of “Productivity and business processgrowth in revenue generated from 17%, being mainly supported by the growth in revenues obtained by the Office office suite (+12%) and the tertiary and consumer sectors (+11%). Microsoft also revealed that Office 365 currently has 58.4 million subscribers consumption, which represents an increase of 2 million compared to the previous quarter and 8 million since the same time last year. Total “intelligent cloud” revenue increased 26% to $19.1 billion.

To finish, LinkedIn continues to experience spectacular growth, up 34% this quarter, following growth of 37%, 42% and 46% respectively in the previous three quarters, surface laptops led to 13% revenue growth, and if you haven’t seen the Xbox newsboils down to this console sales increased by 14%4% game sales and Xbox Game Pass player count increased by 45%.

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