Microsoft splits its business in three segments, each of which has approximately the same share:
- Intelligent Cloud.
- More Personal Computing.
- Productivity and Business Processes.
These segments are classified both by the product type and demographic composition of consumers.
The Productivity and Business Processes segment includes a portfolio of products designed for increasing corporate efficiency, communication and information services. One of its main products is the Microsoft Office software package, which includes both commercial and consumer subdivisions. The segment also includes business solution products, such as the LinkedIn professional contact network.
In the 2021 financial year, the revenue from efficiency and business processes constituted USD 53.9 billion, which is 32% of the total Microsoft income. It is 16.2% more than last year.
The Intelligent Cloud segment includes all Microsoft publicly available, private and hybrid server products and also cloud services for business. They include Microsoft Azure, SQL Server, Windows Server, GitHub, Enterprise Services and others.
In the 2021 financial year, Intelligent Cloud brought revenue in the amount of USD 60.1 billion, which was nearly 36% of the total revenue. Intelligent Cloud grew by 24.2% from the previous year and became the most fast-growing annual income segment.
Microsoft describes its More Personal Computing as a segment consisting of products and services directed at ‘focusing our technologies on our customers’. This segment includes the Windows operating system, Surface device and game products.
In the 2021 financial year, the More Personal Computing segment brought revenue in the amount of USD 54.1 billion.