The Microsoft Cloud opportunity is stronger than everwith over 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies using Azure, over 145 million daily active users on Microsoft Teams, and over 250,000 organizations using Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform to run and transform their businesses—partners are realizing limitless potential. And partners are critical to helping businesses in every industry respond and adapt to the challenges of the world today.
We are investing in ourpartner ecosystemto help partners do business with us. Starting July 1,we lowered our marketplace transaction fee from 20 percent to 3 percent. This reduced transaction fee demonstrates our commitment to the success of partners creating value on our platform—and helps partners keep more of their margin to invest in their growth. This announcement made at Microsoft Inspire, among others, reinforces our commitment to helping partners get to market faster, build apps for every customer need, and scale through our channels.