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PPT on Microsoft Corporation

  1. 1. Presented by :- Vijaykumar Nishad - Ty.Bms (23)
  2. 2. I N T R O D U C T I O N Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational software corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world’s largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world’s most valuable company.
  3. 3. HOW IT ALL STARTED?????? Dream of having a PC on every desktop
  4. 4. History of Microsoft 1975 1981 • Microsoft is founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen; they sell BASIC, the first PC computer language program to MITS Computer, Microsoft's first customer. • Microsoft, Inc. is incorporated; IBM uses Microsoft's 16-bit operating system for its first personal computer. 1983 • Paul Allen resigns as executive vice-president but remains on the board; Jon Shirley is made president of Microsoft (he later becomes CEO); Microsoft introduces the Microsoft Mouse and Word for MS-DOS 1.00. . 1985 • Microsoft and IBM forge a joint development agreement. They launch Windows 1.0 ( first window based OS) and after that in 1986 Bill gates become youngest billionaire at the age of just 31. 1989 • Microsoft co-develop SQL server 1.0. Contd….
  5. 5. • Jon Shirley retires as president and CEO; Michael R. Hallman is promoted in Shirley's place; the company becomes the first PC software firm to surpass $1 billion of sales in a single year. 1990 1992 1994 1995 • The company introduces Windows 3.1. Windows now has over 25 million licenced users. • In this year Microsoft released Windows NT. • In, 1995 Microsoft launch windows 95 and sell 1 million copies in 4 days. • The Justice Department alleges that Microsoft violated a 1994 consent decree concerning licensing the Windows operating system to computer manufacturers 1997 • The U.S. Department of Justice files two antitrust cases against Microsoft, alleging the company had 1998 violated the Sherman Act. Contd….
  6. 6. 2000 2001 2003 • First beta of .NET framework released. • Microsoft Windows XP is released internationally. In 2002, Great plain software is acquired by Microsoft. • Microsoft launches Windows Server. 2004 • Microsoft announces a five-country pilot program for Windows XP Starter Edition, a low-cost introduction to Windows XP designed for first-time desktop PC users in developing technology markets. 2005 • MSN launches a new Search service, available in 25 markets and 10 languages. The new MSN Search service delivers results of greater relevance, instant answers to specific questions, and a collection of tools that give Internet users greater control in targeting and refining searches. 2007 • Windows Vista was released to consumers along with a new version of its Office suite, called Microsoft Office 2007 Contd….
  7. 7. 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 • Bill gates leaves Microsoft to pursue charity work. • In this year Microsoft released windows 7. Beats all previous records of sales. • For the first time, Apple comes close to Microsoft and becoming the most valuable technology company in America. • Microsoft launch windows 8 ( for all people ), .NET framework 4.5, Internet Explorer 10 etc. • Windows 8.1 was released to consumers along with Office 2013.
  8. 8. Vision ”A computer on every desk, and in every home.” "Create experiences that combine the magic of software with the power of Internet services Across a world of devices."
  9. 9. P R O D U C T S @ Computers Surface All-in-ones + desktops Laptops + Ultrabooks Accessories Tablets + convertibles PC games Office Office for Windows Office for Mac Office University All Office apps Additional software Visual Studio Visio Project Mapping PC games Windows Windows 8 Windows 8 Pro Windows Phone Windows Phone for AT&T Windows Phone for Verizon Windows Phone for T-Mobile Xbox Xbox One Xbox 360 Xbox LIVE Accessories Computer accessories Xbox 360 accessories Windows Phone accessories PC gaming Audio accessories
  10. 10. Windows Release date with their lifecycles
  11. 11. COMPETITOR’s for WINDOWS
  12. 12. Microsoft Apple Oracle
  13. 13. Microsoft SWOT analysis 2013 Strengths Weaknesses Brand loyalty Poor acquisitions and investments Brand reputation Dependence on hardware manufacturers Easy to use software Criticism over security flaws Strong distribution channels Mature PC markets Robust financial performance Slow to innovate Acquisition of Skype Opportunities Threats Cloud based services Intense competition in software products Mobile advertising Changing consumer needs and habits Mobile device industry Open source projects Growth through acquisitions Potential lawsuits SWOT ANALYSIS
  14. 14. Threat of New Entrants Bargaining Power of Suppliers Bargaining Power of Buyers Threat of Substitutes Competitive Rivalry