Microsoft.com is one of the most popular destinations on the internet. It receives more than 100 million hits per day from across the globe. According to Alexa.com, Microsoft.com is currently ranked 16th amongst all websites for Traffic Rank.
Over the past few years Microsoft has committed extensive resource to making the website one of the best on the internet, with the majority of its online support materials now available. It has also become a major channel via which Microsoft sells new versions of older products, such as Office and Windows.
Another site, known as WindowsUpdate.com is closely connected to Microsoft.com, and used to distribute upgrades.