Microsoft Inc. is the world leader in information technology, software, devices and IT services. It is one of the largest corporations in the world with representatives in more than 190 countries. According to Millward Brown annual research in 2013, Microsoft is one of the ten most expensive brands in the world ($69 billion).
“Microsoft Rus” Ltd operates in Russia since 1992. Nowadays Microsoft is represented in 70 Russian cities, and its branches are opened in 34 of them. The company has its headquarter in Moscow, and regional centers are located in St. Petersburg, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, and Novosibirsk. Over the country, about 1000 employees work for Microsoft. There are over 10 000 Russian companies among Microsoft authorized partners.
Cloud and mobility are key Microsoft priorities. Microsoft product and service portfolio includes desktop and network operating systems, devices, server applications, desktop business and office applications for end users, cloud solutions and so on.