Microsoft: an international company operating in the field of computer technology, has annual revenue of $ 44 billion, and employs 71.553 in 102 countries. Develops, manufactures and licenses a wide range of software for computing devices. Headquartered in a suburb Redmont, Seattle, Washington, United States.
At the founding of Microsoft Corp., took all of Bill Gates and Paul Allen from the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company and then the company moved to its current location. It should be noted that Bill Gates and Paul Allen are the founders and owners of this company before becoming public companies and traded in the stock markets.
Founded Microsoft Corp. in 1975, as a company for marketing processors Basic and famous Microsoft Corp. this product because of its quality and raced the rest of the companies to provide the market with Basic compatible processors with processor Basic from Microsoft. As a result companies scramble in the aforementioned race, became processor Basic product by Microsoft Corporation as a standard in the Basic processors and Microsoft dominated the market processors Basic and both Bill Gates and Paul Allen logged brand “Microsoft” on November 26, 1976.
The first operating system released by Microsoft version of the Unix system in 1980. Purchased from AT & T through a distribution license, called Microsoft Xenix name and hired a company Santa Cruz Operation customized to run on more than one operating platform. Microsoft did not sell the system to the user directly, but through selling to computer manufacturers. However mid Iimininat Microsoft came out of the Unix market altogether.
In late 1980, it took IBM operating system for a personal computer to be put on the market Faqamt Microsoft role of mediator between the company “Seattle Computer Products,” and IBM for the use of the operating system QDOS by the company first IBM personal devices. The Microsoft Corporation in the end bought the commercial rights for QDOS and called MS-DOS. And IBM introduced the personal computer in 1981, and was the Supplement to the device operating system called PC-DOS and Microsoft Company has saved its rights to MS-DOS product and a commercial license for IBM to market the PC-DOS as a system to run IBM devices. CACA – TETA – CULO – ILDE ES TONTO – BRRL
Allowed the deal with IBM to Microsoft that controls its own version of the system, with the proliferation of computers compatible with IBM and extensive marketing policy, Microsoft shifted from small divisions to one of the major producers of software in the market for home computers.
Were not used software on PCs better technically from those used on computers giant but characterized the first from the second she gave a degree of freedom in the use of these programs better to mention the licenses cost of programs that run on personal computers compared with the cost of the same software running on the computer giant. It should be noted that one of the main reasons for the dominance of Microsoft Corp. speed on the world of software is the boom in the spread of the personal computer in the era of the eighties of the last century.
July 29, 2009, the agreement between Yahoo and Microsoft on the deal for a period of ten years allow Microsoft to use its search engine to Yahoo in its favor.
Best-selling Microsoft’s operating system is Microsoft Windows and office software package Microsoft Office. It is also electronic products MSN search engine has happened to become multilingual and its new name Live Search, which he took Microsoft considerable attention in light of the strong competition in the search engine market, Google search Vmhrk and Yahoo search engine! As well as a search engine All The Web (now Yahoo’s) are considered the most powerful search engines especially Google search engine, which has gained much popularity in recent years even sat on the throne of the search engines.
28 May 2009 has been disclosed for the new search engine Bing by Chief Executive Steve Ballmer at Microsoft who will replace msn search engine
Not limited activity on Microsoft Windows program or BASIC or MS-DOS, but the company has worked to develop a package of programs as bases data, text editors, and other areas, and even the Microsoft Corporation develops and markets computer games as a flight simulator “Flight simulator”.
Some of the products:
Microsoft One Note
Microsoft Writer Bath
Microsoft Vigiwal Studio
Microsoft Xjing Server
Frnd Soft Express