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Microsoft vs Sophos

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Microsoft
Based on 4240 reviews.
Sophos
Based on 531 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.
Sophos is a developer and vendor of computer security software and hardware, providing communication endpoint, encryption, network security, email security and mobile security as well as unified threat management products. Sophos is largely focused on providing security to organisations and businesses. SophosLabs is the company's global network of threat analysis centres. Sophos has won several awards for its consumer-facing Naked Security blog.
Sample Customers
Microsoft BitLocker
ACV, Proaxis Therapy, Choice Hotels International, adnymics GmbH, Intermedia, NMBS/SNCB
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Petrofrac, Metro CSG, Christus Health
Microsoft Defender for Office 365
Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is trusted by companies such as Ithaca College.
Microsoft Intune
Mitchells and Buzzers, Callaway
Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security
Mars, Whole Foods, Land O'Lakes, Dow
Microsoft Defender for Cloud
Microsoft Defender for Cloud is trusted by companies such as ASOS, Vatenfall, SWC Technology Partners, and more.
Sophos SafeGuard
Rushmoor Borough Council
Sophos Email
Del Monte Foods, Terra Verde, spicerhaart, RIVERLITE, Dataprise, SureBridge, Reed's School, Sayfol International School
Sophos EPP Suite
EK Services
Sophos Intercept X
Flexible Systems
Sophos Mobile
VIST Bank
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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
23%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Government
7%
Comms Service Provider
37%
Computer Software Company
15%
Government
6%
Educational Organization
4%
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