Microsoft vs Zscaler

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Microsoft
Based on 2441 reviews.
Zscaler
Based on 24 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.Zscaler is a global cloud-based information security company that provides Internet security, web security, next generation firewalls, sandboxing, SSL inspection, antivirus, vulnerability management and granular control of user activity in cloud computing, mobile and Internet of things - centric environments. As of 2015, Zscaler provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing for more than 6,000 corporate, government and military organizations with more than 15 million paying users.
Sample Customers
Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is trusted by companies such as Ithaca College.
Microsoft Defender for Identity: Microsoft Defender for Identity is trusted by companies such as St. Luke’s University Health Network, Ansell, and more.
Zscaler Internet Access: Ulster-Greene ARC, BanRegio, HDFC, Ralcorp Holdings Inc., British American Tobacco, Med America Billing Services Inc., Lanco Group, Aquafil, Telefonica, Swisscom, Brigade Group
Zscaler Cloud Firewall: Zenith Live, Azure, Carlsberg Group
Zscaler Cloud DLP: Zenith Live, Azure, Carlsberg Group
Zscaler Cloud Sandbox: Zenith Live, Azure, Carlsberg Group
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Computer Software Company
27%
Comms Service Provider
20%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
6%
Computer Software Company
27%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Financial Services Firm
7%
Government
5%
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