Inside Microsoft: Microsoft( NASDAQ MSFT) finished its financial 2023 time with strong results across the board, but a deeper look shows the company’s Intelligent Cloud division is the star of the show.
Intelligent Cloud, which is comprised of Azure, garçon products, and other pall services, generated $23.99 B in profit during the quarter, over 15 time-over-year and 17 in constant currency. Azure, which competes with Amazon’s( NASDAQ AMZN) Web Services, Google’s( NASDAQ GOOG)( NASDAQ GOOGL) Cloud Platform, and other pall service providers, continued to be exceptional, with 26 growth.
On the company’s earnings call, CEO Satya Nadella said the tech mammoth is” in the lead” when it comes to AI workloads in the pall, which is where the vast maturity of this type of work occurs.
Redmond, Washington- grounded Microsoft’s( MSFT) fourth-quarter results were also backed by the Productivity and Business Processes member, which generated $18.3 B in deals, up 10 time-over-year.
Included in Productivity and Business Processes was a 12-time-over-year rise in Office Commercial, while Dynamics 365 saw profit growth of 26 over the same time frame. LinkedIn, its business-concentrated social network, had a 5 jump in deals, or 7 in constant currency.
still, the company’s further Personal Computing members continued to struggle, as profit fell 4 time-over-year to $13.9 N, led by a 12 drop in Windows-related profit. Device profit also fell 20, while Xbox and search and advertising profit were two notables, with riving rising 5 and 8, independently.
But it’s the company’s Intelligent Cloud unit, with Azure accounting for further than 50 of Microsoft’s( MSFT) total$ 110B in pall- related profit in financial 2023, that’s the star of the show.
And with the company’s strong drive into generative artificial intelligence, with workloads still largely done in the pall, Azure appears deposited to make further earnings.
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