The demand for corporate cloud-computing services and software tools that support at-home workers increased Microsoft Corp’s sales by 17% in the fiscal second-quarter. Growth in the company’s Azure cloud-computing division jumped 50%. As many corporate clients have accelerated a shift to the cloud, they can now share data and run applications via the internet, leading to Microsoft’s business growth. Additionally, the surge in personal computers’ sales boosted the company’s flagship Windows operating system business. Simultaneously, the gaming revenue topped $5 billion for the first time in a single quarter.