FY13 Q1 - Server & Tools Performance - Investor Relations – Microsoft

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Server & Tools Performance

Strong results across the datacenter and data platform product portfolio

  • Bookings growth >20%
  • Multi-year licensing revenue grew 19%
  • Data platform growth of >10%; SQL Server premium revenue grew >20%
  • Datacenter platform growth with Hyper-V share gains; System Center revenue growth of >20%
  • StorSimple and PhoneFactor acquisitions

Server and Tools revenue increased in both product sales and Enterprise Services. Product revenue increased $215 million or 6%, driven primarily by growth in SQL Server, System Center, and Developer Tools, reflecting continued adoption of the Windows platform. Enterprise Services revenue grew $121 million or 13%, due to growth in both Premier product support and consulting services.

Server and Tools revenue for the three months ended September 30, 2012 included an unfavorable foreign currency impact of $77 million.

Server and Tools operating income increased, primarily due to revenue growth, offset in part by higher cost of revenue and increased sales and marketing expenses. Cost of revenue increased $110 million or 12%, primarily reflecting higher headcount-related costs. Sales and marketing expenses grew $48 million or 5%, reflecting increased corporate marketing activities and fees paid to third-party enterprise software advisors.

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FY13 Earnings Release Schedule

  • Q2-Thursday, January 24
  • Q3-Thursday, April 18
  • Q4-Thursday, July 18