Microsoft reported revenue decreased 12 percent in the first quarter of 2015. From the previous 5.6 billion to 5 billion US dollars or equivalent to Rp 62 trillion.
"The strengthening of the US dollar have a significant impact on the outcome," said a Microsoft representative, as reported BBCdan collected KompasTekno, Friday (04/24/2015). Allegedly, the strengthening dollar cut purchasing power in other countries.
In addition, Microsoft also had to pay 190 million US dollars or equivalent to Rp 2.4 trillion for its business operations during the first quarter. Also including the financing of integration with Nokia's mobile division.
Even so, specifically Microsoft cloud services showed a satisfactory improvement. The computation storage sales doubled over the target company.
"We see a very great growth for our cloud services in this quarter," said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
Parlu known, the past year Microsoft demonstrated business spirit burning. Under the leadership Nadella since February 2014, Microsoft to expand partnerships with several technology companies.
Some time ago, an official Microsoft will embed the application bundle to devices Cyanogen. Touted this is the second attempt to quell the dominance of Google's enterprise.
Not only that, Samsung also announced the Galaxy S6 will carry a bundle of applications from companies that founded the Bill Gates. Rumored, Microsoft has invested into Cyanogen worth 80 million US dollars or equivalent to Rp 1 trillion.