Microsoft vs New Relic

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Microsoft
Based on 1002 reviews.
New Relic
Based on 107 reviews.
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Overview
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.New Relic is an American software analytics company based in San Francisco, California. Lew Cirne In February 2013, New Relic raised $80 million from investors including Insight Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price, Benchmark Capital, Allen & Company, Trinity Ventures, Passport Capital, Dragoneer, and Tenaya Capital at a valuation of $750 million. New Relic launched an open SaaS platform in June 2013. Plug-in technologies include PaaS/cloud services, caching, database, Web servers and queuing.
Sample Customers
SCOM: Dialog Telekom
Microsoft Network Monitor: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, John Keells Holdings, 343 Industries, Intelbras S.A., Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Ltd., FHI 360, ABB, City of Barcelona, Aruba Networks
Azure Monitor: Rackspace, First Gas, Allscripts, ABB Group
New Relic APM: Dow Jones, Microsoft, Nike, Groupon, NBC, Sony, Fox, Adobe, Best Buy, Walmart, and WebMD, Cirque du Soleil, FlightNetwork.com, France Télévisions SA, Hachette Book Group, Hy-Vee, Inc., Isolation Network, Inc., Lighthouse eDiscovery, Major League Soccer, NYC-DOT, New Zealand Media and Entertainment, Office Depot International in Europe, Royal Opera House, Adobe Systems Incorporated, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., Citrix, Despegar.com, Eastern Bank Corporation, Fox Sports, Globosat, Hogg Robinson plc, iHeartMedia, Jive, Kent State University, Multiplus, NBCUniversal, Ocado, REI, Sensis, VenueNext, Yellow Pages Limited and Zenefits
New Relic Synthetics: Fairfax Media, MercadoLibre, Costa Coffee, Kiva, Confused.com, Boozt.com
New Relic Browser: Fairfax Media, Despergar.com, MercadoLibre, Veracode, Costa Coffee, Kiva, Alkami, Mondia Media, Bringmeister.de, Simplesurance, Confused.com, ReachLocal, Lending Club, Boozt.com, Trainline
New Relic Servers: Zap, MercadoLibre, ELMS Learning Network, Despegar.com, Watsi, Veracode, Costa Coffee, Alkami Technology, Simplesurance, HolidayCheck.com, Confused.com, ReachLocal, Lending Club, Miniclip, Trainline, Trulia
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
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Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
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Government
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Software R&D Company
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Financial Services Firm
12%
Media Company
9%
Comms Service Provider
7%
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