Orange County Register Top Workplaces 2012
Microsoft Corporation Offices
- Employees in region:
- Information Technology
- HQ location:
- Redmond, WA
’09, ’10, ’11, ’12
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft organizes in five divisions offering a wide variety of products: Client: Includes the Windows product family and is responsible for our relationships with personal computer manufacturers. Server and Tool: Software server products, services and solutions, including: Windows Server operating system, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Enterprise Services, Visual Studio, System Center products, Forefront security products and Biz Talk Server.
Online Services Business: Consists of an online advertising platform with offerings for publishers and advertisers, personal communications services such as e-mail and instant messaging, and online information offerings such as Live Search and the MSN portals and channels. Microsoft Business Division: Includes the Microsoft Office suites, desktop programs, servers, and services and solutions; Microsoft Dynamics; and Unified Communications business solutions. Entertainment and Devices Division: Consists of the Xbox video game system, including consoles and accessories, Xbox Live operations, Zune digital music and entertainment device; Mediaroom, mobile and embedded device platforms, Surface computing platform, and Windows Automotive.
“I work for a great company.”
“There are great, passionate people.”
“Their integrity and dedication.”
“My manager's sincere acknowledgement, stocks, pay, bonuses, benefits.”
“My manager is a great listener and she is always encouraging me to try new things and take on new challenges. My manager is extremely responsive and focuses on the right things. ”