Citrix vs Microsoft

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Citrix
Based on 191 reviews.
Microsoft
Based on 2407 reviews.
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Overview
Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American multinational software company founded in 1989 that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service, and cloud computing technologies. The company began by developing remote access products for Microsoft operating systems. It licensed source code from Microsoft and has been in partnership with the company throughout its history. Citrix came to prominence in the 1990s as a leader in thin client technology. Through several acquisitions in the mid-2000s, the company expanded into server and desktop virtualization, as well as cloud and Infrastructure as a Service.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
Citrix ShareFile: Exelon, Aer Lingus, Aloysius Stichting, Amnet Technology Solutions, Arup Group Ltd., Brasfield and Gorrie, Cancer Research UK, Carlock, Copeland & Stair LLC, ChanceLightŽ Behavioral Health & Education
Citrix Content Collaboration: Prime Healthcare, 3173 Limited, AWL
Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops: Exelon, Aeronamic, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Alameda County Medical Center, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Aloysius Stichting, Amarchand Mangaldas, AmBev, Amnet Technology Solutions, Arval
Citrix Workspace: Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority
Citrix Hypervisor: U.S. Army Shared Services Center, SoftLayer, Educational Services of America, Independent Bank, and SK Telecom.
Citrix Endpoint Management: Miami Marlins, Exelon, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU), Flex, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Citrix Gateway: Aeronamic, Avianca, Bechtel Corporation, Betfair UK, Catholic University Leuven (K.U. Leuven), Centene Corporation, Cerner, Charityshare, City of High Point, Clark Builders
Citrix ADC: ABB Schweiz, Aer Lingus, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Amnet Technology Solutions, Aramex International, Ascenty, Atos, Autodesk
Citrix Intelligent Traffic Management: Dataport, Bet365, VFLI, Rhode & Schwartz
Citrix Podio: ChanceLightŽ Behavioral Health & Education, Cirque du Soleil, Dog, National Training
Citrix Web App and API Protection: NSS Labs, ICSA Labs
Citrix Analytics: Scripps Health, Sydney University, Element Six, Lindex, SAS
Microsoft Remote Desktop Services: Bank Alfalah Ltd.
Microsoft Virtual Server: Paylocity, ASELSAN, Sochi Organizing Committee, Supervisor of Elections, Orange County, Florida, Netgem, Nav Canada, The British & Irish Lions
Microsoft App-V: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), GDDKiA, P&V, Etisalat Lanka, Hellenic Petroleum
Hyper-V: Large customer base from all industries, all over the world. Two major Hyper-V customers are Telefonica and EmpireCLS.
Microsoft OneDrive: Chevron, Accenture, Booz Allen Hamilton, DBS, Nestle, Lowe's, MGM Resorts, Textron, MGM Resorts
Microsoft 365 Business: Urban Agriculture Co., The Detroit Wallpaper Co., TransBlue Facility Management, Garner Food Company
Office 365: Me & the Bees Lemonade
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server: Del Monte Foods, Unicredit Leasing, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Nokia Czech Republic, Perkins Eastman, JLL, ICA, óxito Software, Dorset Software, PKP Cargo, Arcapita Bank B.S.C., AVE CZ, Chesapeake Energy
Microsoft Intune: Mitchells and Buzzers, Callaway
Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security: Mars, Whole Foods, Land O'Lakes, Dow
Microsoft Project: Aston Martin, ABANCA, Airbus Group, Capita, Cardiff University, City of Saskatoon, Intel, Pegasus Airlines, South Australia Power Network (SAPN), Israeli Ministry of Construction and Housing
Azure Monitor: Rackspace, First Gas, Allscripts, ABB Group
Microsoft Azure Application Gateway: Lilly, AccuWeather, AIRFRANCE, Honeywell,
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Comms Service Provider
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Government
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Media Company
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Computer Software Company
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Comms Service Provider
20%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
6%
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