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Microsoft
Based on 3402 reviews.
QAD
Based on 1 review.
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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.QAD is a software company that provides Enterprise Resource Planning software to manufacturing companies around the world. The company's product suite is called QAD Enterprise Applications. QAD Cloud ERP is the software as a service or cloud computing model of QAD's product suite. QAD sells its products and services to companies in six main manufacturing industries: automotive, consumer products, high technology, food and beverage, industrial equipment and life sciences. As of December 2013, QAD software is in use at 5,300 manufacturing sites in more than 95 countries.
Sample Customers
Microsoft Dynamics AX
ConQuaestor, D & H Distributing, Sunny Queen, Mesa Associates, Britax Childcare, Ibema, Arafa, Sabo S.p.A.
Microsoft Dynamics GP
Rural Metro, WASH Multifamily Laundry, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Elcome International LLC, Batteries Plus Corporate Stores, Catalogic Software, Choate Rosemary Hall
Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Harris Farm Markets, Mister Spex GmbH, Bounce Foods, Eurofin Services SA, Medica Medizintechnik, Associated Gaskets, Onduline, Sitka Surfboard Corporation, World Animal Protection
Microsoft Dynamics SL
ASAP, Espartec, S.A de C.V., TGLT, Calder‹n Autopartes El_ctricas, GGS Systems, CLEAResult, Shared Spectrum Company, Scope Global Pty Ltd
QAD Enterprise Applications
Vitatech
QAD Cloud ERP
Tower International, Kendra Scott
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
26%
Comms Service Provider
20%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
6%
Computer Software Company
35%
Comms Service Provider
21%
Financial Services Firm
7%
Manufacturing Company
6%
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