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IBM
Based on 1962 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1650 reviews.
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Overview
International Business Machines Corporation is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. The company originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company through a merger of the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company.VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. Greene and Rosenblum, who are married, first met while at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sample Customers
Netezza Analytics
A leading online advertising network
IBM Spectrum Computing
London South Bank University, Transvalor, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Genomic
IBM Service Delivery Manager
Whogohost Ltd., Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Outokumpu, Salesbox, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr, CLOUD M, CenterPoint Energy, Apptimate AB, WeCloud AB, Earth Signal, DSB Consulting, Inventive, SKIData AG
IBM Multicloud Manager
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits, Active International, Bison, Contextor, Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf, Creval, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FaceMe, FacePhi, Fitzsoft, Fuga Technologies, Guardio, Honeywell, Japanese airline, Jenzabar, KONE
IBM Cloud App Management
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits, Active International, Bison, Contextor, Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf, Creval, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FaceMe, FacePhi, Fitzsoft, Fuga Technologies, Guardio, Honeywell, Japanese airline, Jenzabar, KONE
IBM PowerVM
Sto, Soitec, SNO, Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH, Al Mansour Holding, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Huhtamaki, ELK Group, IT-Informatik, Arkansas Tech University, Pneuhage
IBM ProtectTIER
Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco Gerber
IBM Tivoli CDP for Files
Cyberian Data Protection
IBM Spectrum Protect
CERN, Einstein Healthcare, Nyherji, Allianz Australia, TZM, ABT Online, NCT, Kindred Healthcare Inc., Cobalt Iron, TransGrid, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Cash America, Piedmont Healthcare, RWGV, Arkansas Tech University, British Columbia Institute of Technology
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus
PT Wings Surya, Tectrade, State of Ohio
IBM QRadar
Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
IBM Rational Build Forge
Cars.com
IBM Security Network IPS
Equifax, Christian Hospital Centre
IBM Integrated Analytics System
WIdO AOK, EEKA Fashion, SSGC, GS Retail
IBM Db2 Warehouse
Alameda County Social Services Agency, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited
IBM Netezza Performance Server
Seattle Childrens Hospital, Carphone Warehouse, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Battelle, Start Today Co. Ltd., Kelley Blue Book, Trident Marketing, Elisa Corporation, Catalina Marketing, iBasis, Barnes & Noble, Qualcomm, MediaMath, Acxiom, iBasis, Foxwoods
IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT
Migros Zurich, Tyr_ns AB, Port Otago Limited, BTC, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., AIG, Swedish Match, DTE Energy
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager
Michelin Tire Corp
IBM Application Performance Management
Mibtree, EatDrinkDeals.com, IT Performance Advisor
IBM WebSphere Application Server
TalkTalk, Property management group, E.SUN Bank, Ohio National Financial Services, Aviarc, Cincom Systems, FJA-US, D+H, Staples, Michigan Municipal League
IBM WebSphere BPMS
Schahin Group, Korean Credit Card Company, Versicherungskammer Bayern, Biogrid Australia
IBM BPM
Barclays, EmeriCon, Banca Popolare di Milano, CST Consulting, KeyBank, KPMG, Prolifics, Sandhata Technologies Ltd., State of Alaska, Humana S.A., Saperion, esciris, Banco Espirito Santo
IBM MQ
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp Corporation
IBM Event Streams
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits, Active International, Bison, Contextor, Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf, Creval, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FaceMe, FacePhi, Fitzsoft, Fuga Technologies, Guardio, Honeywell, Japanese airline, Jenzabar, KONE
IBM Disaster Recovery Manager
i-Virtualize, QD, Continuum Managed Services LLC, Royal Arctic Line, Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Idwala Industrial Holdings Limited, A-Plant, c.a.r.u.s. Information Technology GmbH Hannover, eASPNet Taiwan Inc., Mobile Mini Inc., TriDatum Solutions Inc., M7 Managed Services Ltd., Hospital de la Concepci‹n
Vision Solutions Double-Take
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Accessor Capital Management, Adventist Health, Alfa Bank, Alphawest Services, Ameristar Casinos, Ambrian Capital PLC
IBM Disaster Recovery Services
i-Virtualize, QD, Continuum Managed Services LLC, Royal Arctic Line, Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Idwala Industrial Holdings Limited, A-Plant c.a.r.u.s. Information Technology GmbH Hannover, eASPNet Taiwan Inc., Mobile Mini Inc., TriDatum Solutions Inc., M7 Managed Services Ltd., Hospital de la Concepci‹n
IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Canadian National Railway Company, Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce, Swedish Armed Forces, BG RCI, Janata Sahakari Bank Ltd., University of Arizona, Biogrid Australia
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Dubai Statistics Center, Etisalat Egypt
IBM Cloud Pak for Data
Qatar Development Bank, GuideWell, Skanderborg Music Festival
IBM MaaS360
Bancroft, Garuda Indonesia
IBM InfoSphere Optim
Durham Police Department, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., Continental, KCE Electronics Public Company Limited, The University of Adelaide, Migros Zurich, COPROB
IBM Public Cloud
Uvionics Tech, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Alpha Modus, Inventive, Web Business Consulting, FindBrok, SilverHook Powerboats, United Way of Allegheny County
IBM Cloud Private
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
edenor, Ford
IBM SmartCloud Analytics
Barclays Bank, Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc.
IBM FlashSystem
Celero, Friedhelm Loh Group, Clarks, Mingkang Natregro Health Food Group, Sofia, Etisalat Fights Fraud, UF Health Shands Hospital, Generali, Elecon Engineering Company Limited, Ventiv , Technology, CPFL Energia, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., SciQuest, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Paddy Power, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Interconnect Services, Severstal IP-Only AB, PVU Group GmbH
IBM Streams
Globo TV, All England Lawn Tennis Club, CenterPoint Energy, Consolidated Communications Holdings, Darwin Ecosystem, Emory University Hospital, ICICI Securities, Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), Living Roads, Mobileum, Optibus, Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), University of Alberta, University of Montana, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Wimbledon 2015
IBM Cloud Identity Service
Baxter Healthcare, 
IBM Spectrum Accelerate
Silverpop
IBM Spectrum Virtualize
Pelephone, Sprint IT Enterprise Services
IBM Resilient
Golden Living, Health Equity, USA Funds
IBM Cloud Container Registry
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
vCloud Director
MicroStrategy, National Democratic Institute, and NYSE Euronext.
CloudHealth
Pinterest, Dow Jones, RhythmOne, Ziff Davis, Acquia, Mentor Graphics, Lookout, Veracode, SwiftKey, Amtrak, Shi, Imgur, SumoLogic, NewsUK, Cloudera, Canvas
VMware vRealize Automation (vRA)
Rent-a-Center, Amway, Vistra Energy, Liberty Mutual
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
Science Applications International Corporation, Tribune Media, Heartland Payment Systems, Telkom Indonesia, Columbia Sportswear, iGATE, CSS Corp, Angel Broking, Adira Finance, Hipskind, Beiersdorf Shared Services, Innovate Mas Indonesia, Adobe, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi , Join Experience S.A, Borusan Holdings, Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi
vCenter Orchestrator
Beiersdorf Shared Services
VMware Service Manager
Seventy Seven Energy Inc., Symantec, KBC, Vodafone, Region Hovedstaden, Bank Audi, Hewlett-Packard, BT Global Services, Edogawa City Council, HDFC Bank Limited, Bank Al Bilad, ABN AMRO N.V. Singapore, Savvis, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, SAP AG, Fundaments, T-Systems
VMware Tanzu Greenplum
General Electric, Conversant, China CITIC Bank, Aridhia, Purdue University
VMware Tanzu GemFire
Southwest Airlines, Indian Railways, GE Power and Water
VMware Postgres
The world’s most versatile open-source database VMware Postgres is open-source PostgreSQL binaries, packaged and commercially supported.
VMware vSphere
Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ACS, AIA New Zealand, Consona, Corporate Express, CS Energy, and Digiweb.
VMware SRM
Acorda Therapeutics, Columbia Sportswear, Mainfreight, Nippon Express, Sin Chew Media, Fisher & Paykel, Siam City Bank
Apteligent
AT&T, Bloomberg, CNN, Experian, Fox, JC Penny, Urban Outfitters, Nokia, Lutron, NASCAR, T-Mobile, Urban Engines, Microsoft, Lego
VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront
Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, Lyft
VMware Identity Manager
Seventy Seven Energy, The Hut Group, SAIC
Carbon Black CB Response
ALLETEbelk
Carbon Black CB Defense
Netflix, Progress Residential, Indeed, Hologic, Gentle Giant, Samsung Research America
vRealize Log Insight
Wildlands Adventure Zoo, Medic Mobile, IBM, Seventy Seven Energy, Baystate Health, Osis, Oxford University, Columbia University, Siemens, Cardinal Health, Ashdod Port, Vasakronan, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Derby
Spring MVC
EMC, Aridhia, CoreLogic, CenturyLink, Humana, Purdue University, Tampon Run, ArtsPool, Charity Water, Center for ReSource Conservation, Manos Teatrales
VMware Workspace ONE
Australian Sports Commission, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Lomond School, Merck, United Bank, Medical College of Wisconsin, Latymer Upper School, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, Dowling Aaron Inc., Trillium Lakelands District School Board, Harrogate Grammar School, Duke University Football, Delta Air Lines, Adventist Health System, Giochi Preziosi, Cramlington Learning Village, Intermountain Healthcare, Safexpress, TAG Aviation
Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Humana, Citibank, Mercedes Benz, Liberty Mutual, The Home Depot, GE, West Corp, Merrill Corporation, CoreLogic, Orange, Dish Network, Comcast, Bloomberg, Internal Revenue Service, Ford Motor Company, Garmin, Volkswagen, Solera, Allstate, US Air Force, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, ScotiaBank
VMware Software Defined Storage
Helse Nord, Sky
Concourse for VMware Tanzu
Verizon, Cerner, Zipcar, Avarteq
VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery
Certainty Home Loans, VPay, ZEON
Nyansa
Rooms To Go, Lululemon
VMware Harbor Registry
360 Total Security, OVHcloud, TalkingData, Trend Micro
Carbon Black Cloud Managed Detection Deliver
Coincheck, Mednax, Charles River, Chick-fil-A, Netflix, Domino's Pizza
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Computer Software Company
28%
Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
6%
Computer Software Company
27%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Government
6%
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