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  • receives an average of 120 million hits per day
  • 49 Microsoft subsidiaries have content on
  • offers over 8.7 gigabytes of free software
  • over 300 writers and builders contribute content to
  • over 200,000 HTML pages are on

Hardware & Software on
Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, Microsoft servers deliver our popular Web site to millions of visitors world wide. And the software? We use only the best: software by Microsoft!

Microsoft Logo Program
We're often asked if other Web sites can display our Microsoft logos on their pages. Yes, of course. Join the Microsoft Logo Program. There are a few conditions, but otherwise we're quite happy you want to proclaim you use the world's best software.

Download Partners
With the help of our worldwide Microsoft Download Partners we’re able to make over 8.7 gigabytes of free software available to you on the Internet !

International Scope
Microsoft's worldwide subsidiaries are a strong presence on Forty nine international "sites" provide over 600 MB (30 ,000 files) of value-added content, as well as core Microsoft corporate and product information for local market customers.

How Microsoft Manages
Check out the latest Technet case study that explores how Microsoft runs its Web site and what methodologies it uses to monitor capacity and plan for future growth.

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