Complete one paragraph profiling each company's business including information, such as a brief history, where they are located, number of employees, the products they sell, etc. Please reference any websites you used for the Profiles on the Bibliography tab.
For more than three and a half decades, Oracle has been the leader in database software. And as it has further developed technologies and acquired best-in-class companies over the years, that leadership has expanded to the entire technology stack, from servers and storage, to database and middleware, through applications and into the cloud. It all began when Larry Ellison saw an opportunity other companies missed: a description of a working prototype for a relational database. No company had committed to commercializing the technology, but Ellison and co-founders Bob Miner and Ed Oates realized the tremendous business potential of the relational database model. None of them realized at the time that the company they formed would change the face of business computing.
Microsoft Corporation is a global computer technology corporation that is engaged in the manufacture, development, licensing, and support of a multitude of software products for computing devices. Microsoft currently has 79,000 employees worldwide and its net revenue was worth $51.12 billion as of June 2007. With its headquarters in Washington, Microsoft has subsidiary offices in 103 countries and regions all over the world. Its operations are divided into three businesses, namely: Microsoft Platforms & Services Division; Microsoft Entertainment & Devices Division; and Microsoft Business Division. In 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico