ESET vs Microsoft

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ESET
Based on 13 reviews.
Microsoft
Based on 793 reviews.
Overview
ESET is an IT security company headquartered in Bratislava, Slovakia that was founded in 1992 by the merger of two private companies. ESET offers anti-virus and firewall products such as ESET NOD32 and competes in the antivirus industry. The company was founded in 1992 when Miroslav Trnka and Peter Pako, authors of antivirus software NOD, partnered up with Rudolf Hrub. They adopted the name of the Egyptian goddess of health, marriage and love as the company name. In 1998 NOD received the VB100 award of Virus Bulletin, which helped the company establish subsidiaries in the USA, Argentina and Singapore, and development facilities in Poland and Czech Republic.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
ESET Endpoint Security: ERSTE Group Bank, Miller Solutions, Telef„nica de Argentina, The Hospital Center of Luxembourg, WizzAir, SPAR, Magstim, Jagiellonian University, City Hall of Palmela, Seznam.CZ
ESET Endpoint Encryption: CCS Media Limited, Mercury Engineering, Deer Valley USD, Unigarant, Pinewood Healthcare
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
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