Microsoft today released the fiscal year ending 2017 June 30th fourth quarter earnings, including 365 Office productivity suite revenues for the first time over the traditional Office software package of the revenue, which is Microsoft software package from the sale of Xiang Yun calculation is an important milepost of product transformation.
The new Office productivity suite took 6 years to pull down the old Office packaging software.
For the first time in 2011, Microsoft packaged Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and other office software in Office 365, selling it as a cloud computing device.
At the time, Google's Docs and other productivity software were invading the Microsoft led sector, the Microsoft's most profitable business.
Microsoft CFO Amy hood (Amy Hood) said in Thursday's quarterly earnings conference call, in the three months ended at the end of June, Office sales of more than 365 traditional Office package software sales.
Microsoft did not disclose sales data for each of the two versions of Office, but total sales of Office products reached $5 billion 800 million in the fourth quarter.
Analysts said, Office 365 is Microsoft
Consumers, on the other hand, still spend more on Office licenses than on subscriptions. Sales of these businesses reached $850 million in the last quarter.
Growth of 43% Office 365 commercial sales over the same period last year, sales of the traditional Office license fell 17%, Microsoft believes this is because enterprise users began to buy cloud computing version of Office products.
Microsoft has said it expects the online version of Office products to earn more per customer revenue than the traditional version of Office.
Office 365 subscription service costs $100 a year to $420, depending on the services included in the product; compared with the traditional Office software package of the consumer version is priced at $70 to $100. The data may vary when it comes to large enterprise sales, and may differ from other software packages included in the package.
For those interested in a permanent license, Office Home 2016 sells for $150, while Office Professional 2016 sells for $400.