Microsoft vs Pega

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Microsoft
Based on 787 reviews.
Pega
Based on 7 reviews.
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.Pegasystems Inc. is a publicly traded American software company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. It has several products that focus on customer service and predictive analytics. Pegasystems was founded in 1983 by CEO and Chairman Alan Trefler. The company went public in 1996 and began trading on NASDAQ under the symbol PEGA. Pegasystems' customers are in various sectors such as financial services, insurance, healthcare, communications & media, life sciences, and government.
Sample Customers
Parature Customer Service: Quark, Ask.com
Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Metro Bank, Nissan, Pandora, Delta, Haynes International, City of London, Trek and many more market leaders.
Windows Phone SDK: Museum of Vancouver, Kongsberg Maritime AS, Akbank
BizTalk Server: Centrebet, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, QualCare, Wªrth Handelsges.m.b.H, DTEK, Allscripts, United BioSource, Hogg Robinson
Xamarin Platform: Cinemark, MixRadio, Sqor Sports, Storyo, JetBlue, The World Bank, Cr_dito Agrcola, Applied Research Associates
Microsoft Azure App Service: Real Madrid, Absolut, AccuWeather, Heineken, NBC News, Paramount
Pega BPM: The State of Maine, ANZ, Coca-Cola, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), ME, New South Wales, OptumRx, Texas Department of Transportation, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement
Antenna Mobility Platform: AEGIS Insurance Services, AIG, Cisco, Heathrow, JABIL, QBE, Safelite AutoGlass, Telstra, Vodafone Germany, Xchanging
Pega CRM: The State of Maine, Aegis, Aegon, AIG Japan, ING
Popular Solutions
Top Comparisons
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm
17%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Comms Service Provider
7%
Healthcare Company
6%
Financial Services Firm
28%
Manufacturing Company
9%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Insurance Company
6%
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