Google is founded in California in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, when they both were in graduate school at Stanford University.
15 years later, Google is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. The company manages more than one million servers in data centers (DPC) worldwide and processes over one billion search requests and twenty-four petabytes of user data each day, bringing their owners to the incredible profits. Part of this income is invested in the creation of comfortable and pleasant working conditions, which each employee can only dream of.
1. Surfboards wall in the office of the company «Google» in Santa Monica, California, October 11, 2010. Google Inc. - American multinational public corporation that invests in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies.
2. Employees at lunchtime rest in the sun at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California, March 3, 2008. Google Headquarters is called «Googleplex» and is located within the famous "Silicon Valley».
3. March 3, 2008 the employees are choosing specialties in one of the fifteen cafe, located in the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California. Meals for employees - free of charge.
4. Employees of the company in the "playroom" where they can spend time playing ping pong or snooker, or doing in the gym. In 2011, Google has been recognized as the company with the best reputation in the United States, ahead of Microsoft, Sony and other companies
5. DenaKaufer, the owner of a hairdressing salon «Onsite Haircuts», cuts employee of the company «Google Inc» in the company's headquarters May 10, 2007. Service «Onsite Haircuts» carried out directly in the workplace and demonstrates the unique culture of work in Silicon Valley, and therefore strongly encouraged the owners of local companies as they seek to motivate workers and give them some sense of community. Ultimately, experts say, such a working environment increases productivity.
6. The headquarters of the company «Google» in Mountain View, California, employees can use the gym for free. Photographed March 3rd, 2008.
7. Swimming pool near which constantly lifeguard. Photographed March 3rd, 2008 at the headquarters of the company - «Googleplex». The name is a contamination of words Google - the company's name - and complex (with English. Group of buildings), but also refers to the name of googolplex equal to ten to the power of a googol (that is equal to 1,010,100).
8. An employee with his dog in his office March 3, 2008. The picture was taken at the headquarters of the company. The first four buildings in the complex «Googleplex» was originally built for of Silicon Graphics in 1997; In 2003, Google took them out, and in 2006 bought the property with another Silicon Graphics (the total value of the transaction amounted to 319 million dollars).
9. An employee of the company «Google» dozing in a special "capsule", blocking the light and sound. The picture was taken at the headquarters of the company March 3, 2008.
10. Employees of the company «Google» during a break in the New York office of «Google» March 10, 2008.
11. Employees called each other "Googlers." In the photo - office in New York during a break March 10, 2008.
12. Games room in the office of «Google» in New York on 10 March 2008. Google maintains and develops a number of Internet services and products, and a profit primarily from advertising through its program AdWords.
13. An employee of the company «Google» from the designer "Lego" in the New York office of the company March 10, 2008.
14. An employee rides a scooter through the corridors of the New York office of the company «Google» March 10, 2008.
15. Employees in the New York office of the company «Google», March 10, 2008. The stated mission of the company from the beginning was "organizing the world's information, ensuring its availability and use for all," and the company's unofficial slogan coined by Google engineer Paul Buchheit, "Do not be evil" (eng. Do not be evil)
16. An employee of the company «Google» from the designer "Lego" in the office of the company «Google» in New York, March 10, 2008.
17. An employee of the company «Google» works with a laptop in front of the panorama of New York in the New York office.