Microsoft to supply Sochi 2014
Computer software company Microsoft has announced it will be an official supplier of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
The Washington-based corporation will be the exclusive operating system software supplier of the Games, which are set to run from 7th February to 23rd February 2014 in Russia.
Sochi organising committee president and chief executive Dmitry Chernyshenko said: “The Games in Sochi are attracting more and more leading companies in the market and signing a company the size of Microsoft, once again proves it.”
He added: “The agreement with Microsoft is very important because the company has specific experience of having co-operated with the organising committee of the Beijing Olympic Games.”
Nikolai Pryanishnikov, the president of Microsoft Russia, said: "Being chosen as a supplier of Sochi 2014 is an honour for us. The agreement opens up broad horizons of cooperation in which we will be happy to provide our most advanced and innovative software solutions. This support for the 2014 Games is the next step in support of the innovative development of Russia and the full potential of its citizens.”
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