Microsoft Corp (MSFT)
Earnings Release  FY14 Q1
Commercial Other revenue $1.6 billion, up 28%
Commercial Cloud revenue grew 103%
Office 365 commercial seats and Azure customers both grew triple-digits
Two-thirds of new Dynamics CRM customers opting for cloud deployment

Commercial Other revenue increased $355 million or 28%, due to higher Cloud Services revenue and Enterprise Services revenue. Cloud Services revenue grew $261 million or 103%, due mainly to higher revenue from Commercial O365. Enterprise Services revenue grew $93 million or 9%, due to growth in both Premier product support and consulting services.

Commercial Other gross margin increased $170 million or 162%, due to higher revenue, offset in part by a $185 million or 16% increase in cost of revenue. The increase in cost of revenue was due mainly to higher datacenter expenses, reflecting investment in online operations infrastructure, and increased headcount-related expenses due to higher headcount.

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RESULTS (in millions, except percentages)
Q114 Q113 Change
Revenue $ 1,603 $ 1,248 28%
Gross Margin $ 275 $ 105 162%
FY14 Earnings Release Schedule
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