Microsoft says its cloud services revenue of $1 billion a year

Beijing time on April 30, according to foreign media reports, Microsoft’s chief financial officer Kurt host and tools department? Anderson (Curt Anderson) recently said in an interview, in the past 12 months, Microsoft’s cloud computing platform and other software () is used to build cloud platform for the company contributed $1 billion in revenue.

listen to up to $1 billion in camp exciting, seems Microsoft Azure cloud services are moving in the right track, to challenge the cloud computing – amazon’s biggest players.

however, Anderson says $1 billion in revenue also includes Microsoft’s sales from hosting service provider to build cloud platform software. For example, Microsoft to hosting providers sales Windows Server platform. Generally speaking, the need of cloud computing services companies do not buy their own software and hardware, replaced by leasing. The question now is whether Microsoft can let these companies from Microsoft Windows Server.

if Microsoft really from Azure alone won $1 billion in revenue, it is very good. According to the Wall Street analysts’ expectations, amazon cloud services revenue in 2012 at about $2.1 billion. (Kirk)

and other software () is used to build cloud platform for the company contributed $1 billion in revenue.

listen to up to $1.1 billion in camp exciting, seems Microsoft Azure cloud services are moving in the right track, to challenge the cloud computing – amazon’s biggest players.

however, Anderson says $1 billion in revenue also includes Microsoft’s sales from hosting service provider to build cloud platform software. For example, Microsoft to hosting providers sales Windows Server platform. Generally speaking, the need of cloud computing services companies do not buy their own software and hardware, replaced by leasing. The question now is whether Microsoft can let these companies from Microsoft Windows Server.

if Microsoft really from Azure alone won $1 billion in revenue, it is very good. According to the Wall Street analysts’ expectations, amazon cloud services revenue in 2012 at about $2.1 billion.

translation: sohu it