Acronis vs Microsoft

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Acronis
Based on 61 reviews.
Microsoft
Based on 793 reviews.
Overview
Acronis International GmbH is a private Swiss company which provides data protection solutions worldwide. Acronis develops software for backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sharing and data access. Founded in 2003, the majority of Acronis' customers are small and medium-sized enterprises with several hundred employees. Acronis provides comprehensive backup and recovery solutions for both physical and virtual environments, Windows and Linux servers, as well as multiple hypervisors.Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for Altair 8800. It rose to dominate the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by Microsoft Windows. The company's 1986 initial public offering, and subsequent rise in its share price, created three billionaires and an estimated 12,000 millionaires from Microsoft employees. Since the 1990s, it has increasingly diversified from the operating system market and has made a number of corporate acquisitions. In May 2011, Microsoft acquired Skype Technologies for $8.5 billion in its largest acquisition to date.
Sample Customers
Acronis Backup: Kings Academy, Rush Memorial, Pentagon Credit Union, Oxford School District, New York City Probation, Dolmen Insurance, New Bedford Community Health, Gerard Darel, Ready Honda
Microsoft DPM: Medical Park, Centropol Energy, a.s., NCFE, D & H Distributing, Metalor, Colosseum, a.s., Sanitas S.A., Icebreaker
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Top Industries
Energy/Utilities Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Software R&D Company
10%
Healthcare Company
9%
Financial Services Firm
17%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Comms Service Provider
7%
Healthcare Company
6%
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