Microsoft by the Numbers: The Enterprise Cloud

Posted by bink on October 9 2013, 8:21 PM.

A collection of statistics about Microsoft’s cloud products and services for your business or organization. (Source: Microsoft)

• Enterprise currently represents 58 percent of Microsoft’s business globally.

SQL Server is the #1 most-used database in the world.

Windows Server now holds about 75 percent of the market share for server operating systems.

• Delta Airlines is equipping 11,000 of its pilots with Surface 2 devices as electronic flight bags.

• 55 percent of Fortune 500 companies use Windows Azure.

• Enterprise social network Yammer now has over 8 million registered users.

• More than 1 million U.S. government employees use Office 365.

Office 365 is used by 100,000 State of Texas employees to collaborate and meet CJIS and HIPAA requirements.

• About 8.5 trillion objects are stored using Windows Azure.

Office 365 is available in more than 125 markets worldwide.

• On average, over 1,000 new customers sign up for Windows Azure every day.

• More than 350,000 customer and 5 million people use Microsoft Dynamics products to help drive their organizations.

Visual Studio 2012 has been downloaded more than 5.5 million times, making it the most popular version of the software to date.

• Global utility ABB has deployed Office 365 and Yammer across 100 countries worldwide.

• Revenue from Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM Online business grew 80 percent between 2012 and 2013.

Windows Server powers 5.5 billion Bing queries per month.

• Microsoft has invested $15 billion to build its massive cloud infrastructure.

• Microsoft has more than a million servers hosted in its datacenters.

• Microsoft has purchased 1.1 billion kilowatt hours of green power as part of its carbon neutral goal – the third-highest amount of any U.S. company, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

• Five thousand City of San Jose employees are working in the Microsoft cloud using Office 365, Azure and StorSimple.

• Revenue from System Center grew 25 percent between fiscal years 2012 and 2013.

Windows Azure Active Directory has handled 400 billion identity authentications.

• One in four Microsoft enterprise customers has Office 365.

• Ninety Fortune 100 companies use Lync.

• The number of Team Foundation Service users has increased 2.5x in calendar 2013.

• The number of MSDN subscribers using Windows Azure’s development and test benefits has doubled in just four months.

This data is current as of October 4, 2013.