Google vs Software AG

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Google
Based on 69 reviews.
Software AG
Based on 49 reviews.
Overview
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares but control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering followed on August 19, 2004. Its mission statement from the outset was "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful,"Founded in 1969, Software AG is an enterprise software company with over 10,000 enterprise customers in over 70 countries. The company is the second largest software vendor in Germany, the seventh largest in Europe. Software AG is traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol SOW and part of the technology index TecDAX. The company was founded in 1969 by a group of six young employees at the consulting firm AIV. ADABAS was launched in 1971 as a high performance transactional database management system. In 1979 Natural, a 4GL application development language, was launched. The company continued to open offices and subsidiaries in North America, Japan, UK, France, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and Saudi Arabia. By 1987 Software AG had around 500 employees, 12 subsidiaries in Europe and offices in more than 50 countries. In 1999 Software AG was listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange and soon after the company released Tamino Information Server and Tamino XML Server.
Sample Customers
Google App Engine: Khan Academy, Best Buy, Gigya, MetOffice, Getaround, Mimiboard, NewsLimited, WebFilings, and CloudLock.
Google Compute Engine: Allthecooks, BetterCloud, Bluecore, Cosentry, Evite, Ezakus, HTC, Infectious Media, iStreamPlanet, Mendelics, SageMathCloud, Sedex, Treeptik, Wibigoo, Wix, zulily, Zync
Google BigTable: Absolutdata, Aerospike, Affini-Tech, Akselos, Alacris Theranostics, Allthecooks, AloTech, APMEX Inc., Applibot, Appogee, BeDataDriven, Bitmovin, CloudBerry
Apigee: Adobe, advance.net, Amadeus, AT&T, Bechtel, Belly, Burberry, Chegg, Citrix, Dell, eBay, Equifax, GameStop, First Data, Globe, HCSC, Intralinks, Kao, Meredith, Mitchell, Orange, Pearson
Tamino: Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University, SOKA-BAU, MAPFRE, DigitalGlobe, Angostura, ATB Financial
Adabas: Public Authority of Civil Information (PACI), Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM), Alliance Healthcare, Florida State College, Smals, Santander Consumer Bank Austria, Apollo-Optik
CentraSite: DigitalGlobe, Georgia Technology Authority, Oriflame, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM), BRFkredit, Saudi Telecom Company, HSBC Turkey, Orange UK, Telus Health Solutions
webMethods AgileApps Cloud: SKF GmbH, Outerwall, Hillsborough County
ARIS Cloud: Essent, Vodafone Iceland, Coca-Cola, Fraport
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm
18%
Marketing Services Firm
10%
Transportation Company
7%
Comms Service Provider
7%
Financial Services Firm
21%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Transportation Company
7%
Energy/Utilities Company
7%
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