The world’s biggest online retailer’s shares were up 2% in after-hours trading on Thursday.
The company’s net sales in North America, its biggest market, jumped 28.1% to $17.67 billion.
Revenue from its cloud services business, Amazon Web Services, surged 58.2% to $2.89 billion. This beat the average estimate of $2.83 billion, according to market research firm FactSet StreetAccount.
The unit, Amazon’s fastest growing business, is seen as the next driver of growth for the company.
The company’s net sales rose 31.1% to $30.40 billion in the second quarter ended June 30.
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Net income rose to $857 million, or $1.78 per share, from $92 million, or 19 cents per share, a year earlier.
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Analysts on average had expected a profit of $1.11 per share and revenue of $29.55 billion, according to Thomson Reuters.