One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052
www.microsoft.com
Public
NASDAQ:MSFT
 Synopsis: Business Condition
Year Founded 1975
Employment 94,000
Sector Technology
Industry Application Software
Microsoft Corporation
     Last modified on: 6/26/2013

Microsoft Corporation provides software and hardware products and solutions worldwide. The Client segment offers Windows Vista comprising Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, Enterprise, and Starter editions; and Windows XP, including Professional, Home, Media Center, and Tablet PC editions. The Server and Tools segment develops software server products, as well as software developer tools, services, and solutions consisting of Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, Silverlight, System Center products, Forefront security products, Biz Talk Server, Microsoft Consulting Services, and Premier product support services. The Online Services Business segment provides online advertising platform; online information offerings; and email and instant messaging services. This segment’s product line comprises Bing; Microsoft adCenter/adExpert; Microsoft Media Network; MSN portals, channels, and mobile services; Windows Live suite of applications and mobile services; Atlas online tools; MSN Premium Web Services; and Razorfish media agency services. The Microsoft Business Division segment offers Microsoft Office system products and Microsoft Dynamics business solutions, including Microsoft Office; Microsoft Office Project; Microsoft Office Visio; Microsoft Office SharePoint Server; FAST ESP; Microsoft Exchange Server; Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services; Microsoft Office Live Meeting; Microsoft Office Communications Server; Microsoft Office Communicator; Microsoft Tellme Service; Microsoft Dynamics ERP products; Microsoft Dynamics CRM; and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. The Entertainment and Devices Division segment provides Xbox 360 console and games; Xbox Live; Zune; Mediaroom; consumer software and hardware products, such as mice and keyboards; Windows Mobile software and services platform; Windows Embedded device operating system; Windows Automotive; and the Microsoft Surface computing platform. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington