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Microsoft Online Services by the numbers

HOUSTON — Stephen Elop, president of the Microsoft business division, spoke this morning about the partner compensation plan for Microsoft Online Services. We’ve already covered the news, but here are some interesting figures Elop threw out during his keynote address:

  • 96: Percentage of Microsoft’s revenue that comes through partners
  • 7: Dollars in services revenue that partners generate for every $1 of Microsoft revenue they generate
  • 5.4 billion: Dollars in SharePoint services revenue that Microsoft expects partners to make this year
  • 27: Points of margin that the average Microsoft partner makes by selling collaboration and enterprise search services
  • 20: Points of margin that the average Microsoft partner makes by selling unified communications and other emerging technologies
  • 500: Customers that have already subscribed to Dynamics CRM Online since its April launch
  • 200: Partners that have sold and deployed Dynamics CRM Online

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