Altair vs Microsoft

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Altair
Based on 1 review.
Microsoft
Based on 2855 reviews.
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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
Altair Knowledge Studio: HSBC, MBNA, US Ban Corp, MasterCard Worldwide, Invesco, Citi Bank, ATB Financial, PayPal, Bajaj Finserv
Altair SmartWorks: Advanced Utility Systems, Milsoft Utility Solutions
Altair Panopticon: BlackRock, Nasdaq, Citadel, Citi, Imagine Software, Deutsche Bank, FIS, HSBC, Morgan Stanley
Azure Stream Analytics: Rockwell Automation, Milliman, Honeywell Building Solutions, Arcoflex Automation Solutions, Real Madrid C.F., Aerocrine, Ziosk, Tacoma Public Schools, P97 Networks
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Schneider Electric, BP
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm
24%
Computer Software Company
22%
Comms Service Provider
10%
Retailer
7%
Computer Software Company
26%
Comms Service Provider
20%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
6%
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