Microsoft has released its latest “By The Numbers” interactive visuals with some interesting new statistics

msnumbersMicrosoft’s latest version of their “By The Numbers” Metro-style visual campaign shows some significant Azure adoption numbers as well as strong usage of their other online services such as Skype, OneDrive, and XBox Live.  Here are a few of the more significant statistics shown in the graphics.

  • The Office for iPad apps have been downloaded more than 45 million times. (Source: Microsoft)
  • There are more than 2 million Visual Studio Online users. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Microsoft Azure is available in 140 countries. (Source: Microsoft)
  • There are more than 6 million .NET users. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Office 365 Home and Personal have a combined 7.1 million subscribers. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Bing indexes more than 2 billion Facebook status updates and half a billion tweets every single day. (Source: Microsoft)
  • More than 20 percent of Azure virtual machines run on Linux. (Source: Microsoft)
  • One and a half billion people use Windows every day. (Source: Microsoft)
  • More than 250 million people use OneDrive. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Eighty percent of the Fortune 500 are on the Microsoft Cloud. (Source: Microsoft)
  • More than 1.2 billion people use Office. That’s one in seven people on the planet. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Skype users make an average of 50 billion minutes of calls per month. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Microsoft’s employee Giving campaign has donated $1 billion to more than 31,000 charities. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Xbox Live has more than 48 million members in 41 countries. (Source: Microsoft)
  • If you were to line up pixels from all the aerial imagery within Bing Maps, you could make four round trips to Venus with pixels to spare. (Source: Microsoft)
  • has more than 400 million active users. (Source: Microsoft)
  • 85 percent of Fortune 500 companies use Yammer. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Fifty-seven percent of Fortune 500 companies use Microsoft Azure. On average, more than 1,000 new customers sign up for Microsoft Azure every day. (Source: Microsoft)

To see the full list of statistics which also include things like the number of sandwiches or tea bags consumed by Microsoft employees, cyber-crime statistics, and the number and names of awards won by Microsoft research, view the interactive visual here.