Microsoft: Windows Vista has been sold 180 Million times
Microsoft announced that the operating system Windows Vista has been sold 180 Million times already.
Since the introduction to the markets in 2006, Microsoft sold 180 Million licenses of Windows Vista. This was announced in the course of the release of the financial figures for the ending fiscal year.
Altogether Microsoft reached an annual turnover of 60.42 Billion US-Dollar, an increment of 18 percent compared to the year before. The profit of 22.49 Billion US-Dollar grew by about 21 percent. Microsoft is optimistic about the fiscal year 2009, too: The "impressive technical portfolio” and the expanding online services would be a guarantor for a successful 2009.
Especially the client section and especially Windows Vista have been pointed out. The good results for this business domain could be traced back to the strong growth of the worldwide PC market, especially the notebook area.