Microsoft Corp (MSFT)
Earnings Release  FY12 Q3
SQL Server drives double-digit revenue growth
Multi-year licensing revenue grew high teens
SQL Server outpaces data platform market growth
SQL Server revenue grew high teens; SQL Server Premium revenue grew more than 30%
Strong growth in private and public cloud
Windows Server Premium revenue grew high teens
System Center revenue up more than 20%
Azure momentum continues
Enterprise Services revenue up 21%
Robust product pipeline

Server and Tools revenue increased in both product sales and Enterprise Services. Product revenue increased $396 million or 12%, driven primarily by growth in SQL Server, Windows Server, and System Center, reflecting continued adoption of Windows platform applications. Enterprise Services revenue grew in both Premier product support and consulting services.

Server and Tools operating income increased primarily due to revenue growth, offset in part by higher costs of providing products and services.

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Server and Tools
RESULTS (in millions, except percentages)
Q312 Q311 Change
Revenue $ 4,572 $ 4,007 14%
Operating
Income
$ 1,738 $ 1,352 29%
FY12 Earnings Release Schedule
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