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Microsoft Revenue from Commercial Cloud

Microsoft’s cloud business includes Azure and other cloud services, Office 365 Commercial, the commercial portion of LinkedIn, Dynamics 365, and other commercial cloud properties. It was formerly known as commercial cloud.

The total cloud revenue of Microsoft in 2023 reached $111.6 billion compared to $91.4 billion in the last fiscal. The company experienced around 22% growth in its total revenue from cloud technology. The total net revenue of the company in 2023 reached $211,915 million compared to $198,270 million in 2022.

In 2022, the total cloud revenue of Microsoft reached $91.4 billion which was a significant jump compared to the prior year. In 2021, the company had generated $69.1 billion from its cloud businesses. The company has enjoyed close to 32% growth in its cloud revenue in 2022 compared to 2021.

Microsoft Cloud Revenue 2014-2022

The following table shows the revenue of Microsoft from Microsoft Cloud (formerly commercial cloud) from 2014-2022. Sums are in billions.

Year/RevenueCommercial cloud ($billions)

Microsoft’s Commercial cloud revenue, which mainly includes Microsoft Office 365 commercial, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics 365, and other cloud properties, grew 56% to $23.2 billion in 2018. In the previous year year,it stood at 14.9 Billion dollars.

About Microsoft:

Microsoft is a technology company whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more(Annual Report, 2018)”.
It generates revenue by licensing and supporting a large array of software products; offering a wide range of cloud-based and other services to individuals and business enterprises; designing, manufacturing, and selling devices; and through relevant online advertising to a global audience. Most significant among Microsoft’s expenses are those related to employee compensation; designing, manufacturing, marketing, and sales of products and services; datacenter costs that support its cloud-based services; and income taxes.
The most significant product categories which generate the highest part of the company’s revenue are Office products and cloud services, Server products and cloud services, Windows, Gaming, Search advertising, enterprise services, Devices, Linked In and Others. On December 8, 2016, Microsoft completed the acquisition of LinkedIn Corporation for $27.0 billion.