Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products and services, and designs and sells hardware. The company is divided into segments such as the Windows Division for the Windows 8 operating system, and a Server & Tools Business providing the Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server and Visual Studio.
Its Online Services Division includes the Bing search engine, and its Business Solutions offers Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The Office Division provides Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Lync and Office 365, as well as Office Web Apps. There are also separate divisions for Skype and Windows Phone.
- HQ Location
- United States
- Year Founded
Products by Microsoft
- Microsoft Looking Glass
- Microsoft SharePoint Server
- Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
- Microsoft Dynamics CRM
- Microsoft Search Server
- Windows Azure
- SQL Server Reporting Services
- Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services
- .NET Compact Framework
- Microsoft SkyDrive
- Microsoft Commerce Server
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