Microsoft Corp (MSFT)
Earnings Release  FY12 Q1
Sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth
Windows Server Premium and System Center revenue both grew double-digits
SQL Server Premium revenue up nearly 20% Y/Y
Enterprise Services revenue up 17% Y/Y
Developer preview of Windows Server 8 now available

Server and Tools revenue increased reflecting growth in both product sales and Enterprise Services. Product revenue increased $253 million or 8%, driven primarily by growth in SQL Server, Windows Server, Enterprise CAL Suites, and System Center, reflecting continued adoption of Windows platform applications. Enterprise Services revenue grew $133 million or 17%, due to growth in both Premier product support and consulting services.

Server and Tools revenue for the three months ended September 30, 2011 included a favorable foreign currency impact of $108 million.

Server and Tools operating income increased due to revenue growth, offset in part by higher operating expenses. Cost of revenue increased $182 million or 24%, primarily reflecting a $154 million increase in expenses from providing Enterprise Services, which resulted mainly from increased headcount. Sales and marketing expenses increased $116 million or 13% reflecting increased corporate marketing activities.

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Server and Tools
RESULTS (in millions, except percentages)
Q112 Q111 Change
Revenue $ 4,250 $ 3,864 10%
Operating
Income
$ 1,597 $ 1,540 4%
FY12 Earnings Release Schedule
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