Azure Sales Gives Microsoft Strong Revenue Growth

Microsoft's year over year revenues are up 12% which is solid growth in spite of the ho hum response from analysts. The Motley Fool's Danny Vena reported that the growth was largely due to the software giant's cloud-based platform, Azure. Microsoft also can boast revenue growth in most of its major commercial lines:

  • Office 365 34%;

  • LinkedIn 29%;

  • Dynamics revenue increased 17%

[Image courtesy of Microsoft.]