Glossary - IT terms at a glance

Explanation of various terms from the field of IT


Microsoft is the world's leading provider of standard software, services and solutions that help people and businesses of all sizes and industries realize their full potential. The company is headquartered in Redmond, a suburb of Seattle, Washington. 

The company was founded on April 4, 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. The company Microsoft stands for microcomputer software, originally Micro-Soft. [Source Wikipedia]