Microsoft mission is to enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential by creating technology that transforms the way people work, plays, and communicate. Microsoft develops and market software, services, and hardware devices that deliver new opportunities, greater convenience, and enhanced value to people’s lives. Microsoft does business worldwide and have offices in more than 100 countries.
Microsoft generates revenue by developing, licensing, and supporting a wide range of software products and services, by designing and selling hardware devices, and by delivering relevant online advertising to a global customer audience.
Microsoft products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. Microsoft also designs and sells hardware devices including Surface RT and Surface Pro, the Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 accessories, and Microsoft PC accessories.