Founded in 1975 by Paul Allen and Bill Gates, Microsoft Corporation is one of the largest and most influential companies in the personal computer industry. Microsoft has a strong presence in almost every area of computer software, from programming tools to end-user applications.

Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software connects your people, processes, and systems. With easy to use, fast to implement tools to manage your financials, supply chain, and operations. Get the insight you need to market and sell your products or services and keep customers happy. In the cloud or on your servers-start with what you need now and easily adapt as your needs change.

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft® SQL Server™ is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions. In this section, you will find information for several versions of SQL Server. You will also find articles on database and database application design, as well as examples of the uses that SQL Server can be put to.Microsoft SQL Server 2014 builds on the mission-critical capabilities delivered in our prior release by providing breakthrough performance, availability and manageability for your mission critical applications. SQL Server 2014 delivers new in-memory capabilities built into the core database for online transaction processing (OLTP) and data warehousing, which complement our existing in-memory data warehousing and BI capabilities for the most comprehensive in-memory database solution on the market.SQL Server 2014 also provides new disaster recovery, backup, and hybrid architecture solutions with Microsoft Azure, enabling customers to use their existing skills with on-premise features that leverage Microsoft's global datacenters. In addition, SQL Server 2014 takes advantage of new Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 capabilities to give you unparalleled scalability for your database application in a physical or virtual environment.

Windows Server 2012 R2

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud Platform vision, Windows Server 2012 R2 brings Microsoft's experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure with new features and enhancements in virtualization, management, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, the web and application platform, and more.

Visual Studio 2015 RC

Introducing the newly announced Visual Studio 2015 product editions, including the all-new Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN, Visual Studio Professional with MSDN, and the free Visual Studio Community edition - coming later this year.

Microsoft Azure

Windows Azure is a cloud operating system on which developers can build using .NET, Java, Ruby on Rails, Python and other languages. Doug Hauger, Windows Azure GM, said that in the future Microsoft will offer an admin model that will allow developers access to the virtual machine, although they will not have to manually allocate hardware resources as they might with a traditional infrastructure-as-a-service offering such as Amazon's EC2. SQL Azure is Microsoft's relational database in the cloud . .NET Services is Microsoft's platform as a service built on the Azure OS.