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Check Point
Based on 15 reviews.
Microsoft
Based on 403 reviews.
Overview
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is an international provider of software and combined hardware and software products for IT security, including network security, endpoint security, data security and security management. As of 2014 the company had approximately 2,900 employees worldwide. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, the company has development centers in Israel, California, Sweden, and Belarus. The company has offices in the United States, in San Carlos, California, in Dallas, Texas, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and Sydney Australia.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
Check Point Pointsec: Glatfelter
Check Point Full Disk Encryption Software Blade : Osmose, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Check Point Capsule Software: Ultima Business Solutions, Terma
Check Point SSL VPN: Zim
Check Point easy2Comply: Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd, Migdal Insurance and Financial Holdings Ltd
Check Point Endpoint Security: Boston Properties, Independence Care System, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Courtagen Life Sciences, Carmel Partners
Check Point Anti-Spam and Email Security Software Blade: SF Police Credit Union (SFPCU)
Microsoft UAG: Topocart, AAG, GeoAir, Blue Skies Consulting, Hiparc Geotecnologia, Peace Map
Microsoft BitLocker: ACV, Proaxis Therapy, Choice Hotels International, adnymics GmbH, Intermedia, NMBS/SNCB
Microsoft Forefront [EOL]: EUROVIA CS, a. s., King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Public Education Devel, Bank Alfalah Ltd., CLEAResult, St. Lucie County Public Schools, Wiltshire Council
Microsoft Windows Defender: Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Auckland Transport, Erste Bank Group, Urban Software Institute, NJVC, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts
Microsoft Forefront Protection [EOL]: AARCO, China Vanke, King Saud University, Chesapeake Energy, Hellenic Petroleum, Columbia Centro Univeristario, St. Lucie County Public Schools, Georgia State University, Cablemšs
Microsoft IT GRC Process Management Pack: Wiltshire Council
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