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Microsoft vs SmartBear

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Microsoft
Based on 4260 reviews.
SmartBear
Based on 155 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.
SmartBear Software is a software company which provides tools for software developers, quality assurance engineers and IT professionals. SmartBear Software is the unification of AutomatedQA, Eviware, the original Smart Bear Software and Pragmatic Software. Currently, SmartBear provides code review, automated testing, performance/load testing, API testing, performance profiling and development management tools. These include:
Sample Customers
TFS
Vendex KBB IT Services, Info Support, Fujitsu Consulting, TCSC, Airways New Zealand, HP
Visual Studio Test Professional
Transport for Greater Manchester, Ordina, Bluegarden A/S, CLEAResult, Jet.com, OSIsoft, Australian Taxation Office, BookedOut, Tracasa
Windows Phone SDK
Museum of Vancouver, Kongsberg Maritime AS, Akbank
Microsoft Azure API Management
adnymics GmbH, LG CNS, Centrebet, netfabb GmbH, MedPlast, Accelera Solutions, Sochi Organizing Committee, realzeit GmbH, Opensistemas
Xamarin Test Cloud
FanDuel, AMC Amazing, Slack
Azure Monitor
Rackspace, First Gas, Allscripts, ABB Group
ReadyAPI Test
Apple, Cisco, FedEx, eBay, Microsoft, MasterCard, Pfizer, Nike, Oracle, Volvo, Lufthansa, Disney, HP, Intel, U.S. Air Force, Schindler
SmartBear TestComplete
Cisco, J.P. Morgan, Boeing, McAfee, EMC, Intuit, and Thomson Reuters.
Bitbar
Rovio, Paf, Supercell, NITRO Games, Seriously, AVG, Google, Bosch, Yahoo, Microsoft, Yandex, Mozilla, eBay, PayPal, TESCO, Cisco WebEx, Facebook, LinkedIn, skype, Subway
SmartBear TestLeft
American Red Cross, CISCO, HONDA, ADIDAS, TBC bank
CrossBrowserTesting
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Accenture, Sony, Los Angeles Times, ADP, Verizon, T-Mobile, Wistia
ReadyAPI
Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS)
AlertSite
JetBlue, Payless ShoeSource, Hilton Inc., StubHub, Symantec, Newegg, Sapient, AstraZeneca, Dell, Quest Diagnostics
Zephyr Enterprise
Hyundai, Fujitsu, Google, David Jones, Burger King, Ingenico, Websense, Dow Jones, Harris, Saab
SmartBear TestComplete Mobile
Cisco, J.P. Morgan, Boeing, McAfee, EMC, Intuit
SwaggerHub
Sonic, Zuora, Woolworths, CrowdFlower
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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
22%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Government
7%
Computer Software Company
21%
Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Government
7%
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