Microsoft is a multinational computer technology corporation founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975.
It is the world’s largest software maker and produces personal computers, consumer electronics, computer software, and digital services.
Its best-known software products are the Microsoft Windows operating system, Microsoft Office suite, and Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.
Its flagship hardware products are the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers and the Xbox lineup of video game consoles. Microsoft is one of the Big Five American information technology companies.
In 2021, Microsoft teamed up with Goldman Sachs and Accenture to develop and share ways to build software that produces fewer carbon emissions when run in data centers as part of a push to combat the effects of climate change.
Microsoft operates in 190 countries and is made up of 181,000 passionate employees worldwide. At Microsoft, their mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They enable digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge.