Microsoft reported about it’s sale in fiscal first quarter which is about $18.5 billion, 17% more revenue than previous year. It’s all despite of a dip in Windows sales which is termed as Microsoft’s flagship product, as it fell by 7 percent in the quarter compared with the same period a year ago.
Windows 8 have not proved itself as effective, compared to Windows 7 Operating System since its release last October. Before the launch of Windows 8.1, the company made $113 million through Win 8 and the update also pointed out many criticism leveled at Windows 8.
“Our devices and services transformation is progressing and we are launching a wide range of compelling products and experiences this fall for both business and consumers,” Ballmer said in a statement. On Thursday, during an earnings call chief financial officer Amy Hood highlighted about Microsoft’s enterprise business which makes 103 percent year-over-year increase in revenue.