Overview of Microsoft product & Microsoft cloud platform (win Azure)
Ahmed Abo TameemMSP 15 (cloud developer)
Microsoft is a multinational computer
The history of Microsoft began on April 4, 1975.
when it was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque.
Its current best-selling products are the Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office suite of productivity software.
In 1980, Microsoft formed a partnership with
•IBM that allowed them to bundle Microsoft's
•Operating system with IBM computers, paying
•Microsoft a royalty for every sale.
In 1985, IBM requested that Microsoft write a new operating
•system for their computers called OS/2.
When Microsoft launched several versions of Microsoft Windows
•in the 1990s, they had captured over 90% market share of the
•world's personal computers.
The company has now become largely successful.
Product’s of Microsoft
Xbox for Games.
Cloud Storage Device.
Cloud Computing paltform
Microsoft Windows is a series of graphical
•interface operating systems developed,
•marketed and sold by Microsoft.
Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Window
•on November 20, 1985 as an add-on to MS-DOS in response to the
•growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world's personal
•computer market with over 90% market share, overtaking Mac
•OS, which had been introduced in 1984.
Latest Operating System Are –Window 8.
Microsoft Office 2013 (formerly Office 15)
•is a version of Microsoft Office, a productivity
•suite for Microsoft Windows.
It is the successor of Microsoft Office 2010 and includes extended
•file format support, user interface updates and support for touch
•among its new features.
Office 2013 is suitable for IA-32 and x64 systems and requires
•Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or later version of either.
A version of Office 2013 comes included on Windows RT devices.
The Xboxis a video game console
•manufactured by Microsoft.
It was released on November 15, 2001 in North America, February 22, 2002 in Japan, and March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe.
It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market.
The integrated Xbox Live service launched in November 2002 allowed players to play games online with a broadband connection.
Xbox's successor, the Xbox 360, was launched in November 2005.
Skypeis proprietary Voice a over
•IP service and software application.
It developed into a platform with over 600 million users and was
•bought by Microsoft in 2011 for $8.5 billion.
The service allows users to communicate with peers by voice using
•a microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging
•over the Internet.
Skype's original proposed name (Sky Peer-to-Peer) reflects this
Hotmail (officially Microsoft Hotmail,
•previously Windows Live Hotmail and MSN
•Hotmail) was a free web-based email service operated by Microsoft
•as part of Windows Live.
It was recently replaced by the newer Outlook service by Microsoft.
Hotmail was one of the first web-based email services, it was
•founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith and launched in July 1996
It was acquired by Microsoft in 1997 for an estimated $400 million, and
•shortly after, it was rebranded as "MSN Hotmail". The current version was
•released in 2011.
Bing (known previously as Live Search,
•Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is a
•web search engine (advertised as a "decision engine") from
Bing was unveiled by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on May 28,2009
•at the All Things Digitalconference in San Diego for release on
On July 29, 2009, Microsoft and Yahoo! announced a deal in which Bing would power Yahoo! Search.
Bing Available in 40 Languages.
Skydrive (officially Microsoft Skydrive,
•previously Windows Live Sky Drive and
•Windows Live Folders) is a file hosting service
•that allows users to upload and sync files to a cloud storage and then access them from a Web browser or their local device.
The service offers 7 GB of free storage for new users. Additional storage is available for purchase.
Users who signed up to Sky Drive prior to April 22, 2012 could opt-in for a limited time offer of 25 GB of free storage upgrade.
The service is built using HTML5 technologies.
Internet Explorer (formerly Microsoft Internet
•Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer,
•commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a series of graphical web
•browsers developed by Microsoft and included as part of the
•Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.
It was first released as part of the add-on package Plus! for
•Windows 95 that year.
Later versions were available as free downloads, or in service
•packs, and included in the OEM service releases of Windows 95
•and later versions of Windows.
The latest stable release is IE 10, with a new interface allowing for
•use as both a desktop application, and as a Windows 8 application.