Microsoft is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Microsoft provides products such as the widely used operating system Windows, plus a myriad of other software and services such as the group of applications called Office, the web browsers Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, and MSN. Microsoft also provides PC accessories and the gaming console Xbox.
Microsoft is also well-known for software and applications that are for businesses, developers, IT professionals, students, and educators.
Microsoft Corporation is located in Redmond, Washington.