When you talk about Microsoft, the richest person on this earth appears in our mind. And who doesn’t know Bill Gates. Most of the softwares that we use in our day to day life is from this company. When we start talking about this company, there is no stopping to that.
The fame that Microsoft has acquired is astounding. Its net worth is growing day by day without any break. So, who would not like to know the nitty-gritty of this successful organization?
How Rich is Microsoft ?
Total Net Worth :- $ 78.5 billion (in 2016 as per Forbes)
CEO : Satya Nadella (An Indian)
Headquarter : Washington, U.S.
Total Employees : 127,104 (Approx)
Founded by two childhood friends who were very interested in computers and wanted to make their carrier in this field, landed them in creating Microsoft. It not only sells licensing but even supports as well as deals with softwares and computers. It became the ruler of the software industry in the early 80s itself and kept on dominating the market with one of its wonderful creation of Microsoft Window. It became a part of each computer and a computer without Microsoft was hardly known. One of their products Windows Vista is really a success and even helped the company to earn a record breaking profit.
Out of curiosity, when I checked the number of employees in Microsoft, I came to know that initially it had just two employees. But today it has thousands and thousands of employees throughout the world who keep adding to the success of this company. This is one of the companies, with which everybody wants to work as it has always seen success. I don’t remember even one instance when Microsoft has seen a fall.
Although it has its base in The States, it is spread throughout the world. In fact, if you see it the other way, it is located in each and every computer and laptop.
Microsoft has earned huge revenues every year. Just in the year 2008, its total earnings were more than 60 million. And interestingly, its operating incoming for the same year was more than 25 million. It always seeks for new ideas and innovation and in all these years it has offered different products to its consumers, which start from server and tools to online services. And it has had a profit from each product that it sells and that too without a fail.
If you talk about Server and Tools, it in itself gave a profit of more than 15 million dollars to the company which added to the growth of this ever growing company. Not to forget, it has made remarkable revenue since its inception and has always added to it.
Source of Income
With its wings spread on the entire globe, it has earned from each and every products that they have launched. It is now the largest Software Company in the world and has earned profits mostly from Office and Windows. Operating systems are also one of the main services which have helped the company earn a lot of profit. It has even made its place in the entertainment industry and not to mention, the flow of the profit is still on.