About Microsoft Canada
We are talking about a public multinational technology company of America that is well known for manufacturing, developing, licensing and selling computer software, personal computers and consumer electronics. They operate the world’s largest software industry with their best known software products like Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Internet Explorer, Edge web browsers and the Microsoft Office suite. The company is active in Canada with its subsidiary since 1985.
When it came into existence?
The main company is in market since its formation on 4th April, 1975 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. They made expansion to this firm specialized in Basic, COBOL, FORTRAN and Pascal making a deal with IBM that took company to hit 1 million dollar profit margin covering 140 million dollar in just one year of 1985 alone. In 1986, they released Microsoft Windows that brought revolution in the world of Operating Systems. The company at present has earned the revenue of US$110.36 billion with US$258.84
billion of total assets. The company is now dominating the software market with Satya Nadella as its CEO since 2014 and also by surpassing Apple in the race of achieving the title of being the most valuable publicly traded company of 2018.
When was it started in Canada and what makes it important?
With many of its subsidiaries worldwide it is active in Canada since 1985 with all operations carried out by Microsoft Canada Inc. under the guidance of Microsoft Canada president, Kevin Peesker. The subsidiary is working on the main motive of helping people and businesses to reach their target level with full potential. It is headquartered in Mississauga with nine more regional offices across the country. The company is recognised in Canada for its creative work and also for being the best place to work showing talent in the IT industry.
What’s new on the list in Canada subsidiary?
• The company has recently launched Surface Pro 6 that is working on the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processor having up to 13.5 hours of battery life. It also has a feature to make your work easier with laptop-to-tablet versatility considering wherever you are plus it includes some extraordinary accessories like Surface Arc Mouse and Surface Pen.
• The company has announced its new headquarter to be in Downtown Toronto and in future is looking for more than $570 million of investment in Canada for next three years.
• The company is also looking for hiring around 500 employees in addition to its 2,300 present work force with additional 500 internships and co-op placements by 2022.