The History of Microsoft
With the rapid development in technology people has been using the technology in their daily lives to much extend and with this development personal computers are developed and in future they will be developed. We can say that there is no end of the developing of the technology. With the widespread using of personal computers, lots of software has been produced in last years.
Maybe it can be said that the biggest company that producing computer software is Microsoft. It is the most popular and the wealthiest company in the world. From the history it has been developing with the help of their engineers and workers and in future the company also will get over itself and will keep its popularity and wealth in the world. Now let’s look at the history of Microsoft Company. The company was founded in the year of 1975 by two university students near the Washington state of United States of America in Seattle, and their goal was “Each Computer for each Home” When we think of our modern day we can see that they reached their goal because in our modern world almost in every home people have personal computers and on the other hand there are homes that have more than one computer. On 1 January 1975 a magazine named Popular Electronics publishes an essay about the computer whose name is Altair 8800 and then Bill Gates get in contact with the magazine and from there he finds the producer of the computer. Then he says that he and his team will develop a software for the computer and he takes the license of computer. Then Bill Gates and his team start to write a computer program with his team. In order to succeed in his work Bill Gates drops out from the faculty of law and he sets up the company of Microsoft in the city of Albuquerque in the State of New Mexico. The company opened its first international office in Japan on the date of 1 November 1978 and then on 1 January 1978 the company moves its center to Washington. From that date the company has been producing not only software for the computer but also they are producing hardware.
The Number of Operating Systems of Windows.
Today, it can be said that the most popular computer software are done by Microsoft. When we look at the number of operating systems that are produced by Microsoft we see that there are 12 different operating systems. These are:
Windows 98 Second Edition
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
When we look at the world lots of people use these operating systems because Microsoft’s software is very rapid and they are supporting lots of extra easiness to its users. People can do their works in an easy way by using them.