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API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Spring has sprung! And our weekly API performance report is here. For our new readers, hello! This report is culled from our data and from that info, we give you the movers and shakers in each sector. You can also see on our new slick API Directory! Don’t see your favorite APIs listed? Let […]

API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Once again, U.S. Government APIs are not doing so well. FEMA in the US Government Collection was in the Red Zone with a CASC score of 5.72. This was primarily due to an outage on the 7th of March, which saw the requests to most endpoints timeout. There was also a scattering of failures throughout […]

Weekly API Performance Report: Movers and Shakers

Here are our highlights for the week in APIs. We tell you who’s up, who’s down, and who dropped out completely. Are the APIs you depend on included? If not, let us know and we’ll add them to our collection. And if you still haven’t signed up for a demo, what are you waiting for? […]

Microsoft is a technology company that was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, two childhood friends from Seattle. The company’s original goal was to develop software for the nascent personal computer market, which was just beginning to emerge at the time. Microsoft’s early success was built on the popularity of its operating system, MS-DOS, which became the standard for IBM-compatible personal computers in the 1980s.

Since then, Microsoft has grown into one of the largest and most successful technology companies in the world. As of 2021, Microsoft has a market capitalization of over $2 trillion and employs more than 180,000 people around the world.

Microsoft is organized into several key areas, including Windows, Office, Azure, and LinkedIn, among others. Windows is the company’s flagship operating system, which is used by more than 1.3 billion devices worldwide. Office is a suite of productivity tools, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, which are used by over a billion people around the world. Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, which competes with other cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. LinkedIn is a social networking site for professionals that was acquired by Microsoft in 2016.

Microsoft’s corporate structure is organized around several key divisions, including engineering, marketing, finance, and operations. Each division is led by a senior executive who reports directly to the CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella. The company has a decentralized decision-making process, which allows its employees to take risks and innovate in their respective areas of expertise.

Microsoft makes use of APIs, or application programming interfaces, to allow developers to integrate its services into their own applications. This has allowed for the creation of a vast ecosystem of third-party applications and services that leverage Microsoft’s technology to provide users with new and innovative experiences. Some of the most popular APIs offered by Microsoft include the Microsoft Graph API, which provides access to data across Microsoft services, and the Azure API Management service, which helps developers manage and secure their APIs.

In addition to its core businesses, Microsoft is also known for its commitment to social responsibility and sustainability. The company has made significant investments in renewable energy and has committed to becoming carbon-negative by 2030. It also operates several philanthropic initiatives, including the Microsoft Philanthropies charity, which focuses on using technology to address global issues such as poverty, education, and health.

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