Microsoft's is already reaping its first reward for spending the most it has ever spent to purchase a company.
Microsoft purchased the former eBay-owned VoIP company earlier this month for $8.5 million. They acquisition price was the most the storied tech giant has ever spent to purchase a company.
Skype had filed for an IPO last August but delayed that plan. The company recently expanded with offices in Palo Alto and planned to hire more employees.