If we analyze, occurred events over the past twelve months in the software market, then this year can be called a Microsoft hit, noted not only a series of new software solutions, but also updating the brand name of IT- giant. The old logo, existed for 25 years, now gave way to a new, consisting of two elements - the four colored squares and a company name. According to Microsoft, the updated logo symbolizes a new era of Microsoft products and indicates that it stands on a way of great changes.

The scope of work, done by Microsoft, is really impressive. Corporation released Windows 8, unveiled focused on the corporate sector server platform, Windows Server 2012, upgraded Internet Explorer browser to the tenth version, has worked hard on a new suite of Office 2013 applications and environment Visual Studio 2012 . Do not fail to be noted the company activity at the mobile market, where a lot of noise was caused by Windows Phone 8 operating system, which uses the same core technology as Windows 8 for personal and tablet computers.

The development team of Apple is also far from shadows of technological progress. In 2012, the company had declared the new releases of software solutions. The company has rolled out to the market the sixth version iOS mobile platform for smartphones iPhone, iPad tablet computers and music players iPod touch, began distributing the operating system Mac OS X Mountain Lion for PC, unveiled iTunes 1 , almost simultaneously with the release of which opened the iTunes music store in Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa and other 52 countries.

The drastic changes in the past year occurred in the browser market, leading position in which, now firmly holds Google Chrome.

An extremely productive year has become for Adobe Systems, which submitted an updated application package Creative Suite 6 for graphics and performance of creative tasks, and presented a new generation of software solutions Acrobat XI, which is designed to create and view documents in PDF.

This is not the full list of interesting novelties, but most of them you can easy find in the Internet. Be sure to buy cheap software and enjoy after upgrading your systems.