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Amazon
Based on 197 reviews.
IBM
Based on 1450 reviews.
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Overview
Amazon Web Services, a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon S3. Amazon markets these products as a service to provide large computing-capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.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.
Sample Customers
Amazon RDS: Edmodo
Amazon SimpleDB: Livemocha
Amazon EMR: Yelp
Amazon AWS: Pinterest, General Electric, Pfizer, Netflix, and Nasdaq.
SAP Business One on AWS: Comba Telecom, Exeter Family Friendly, GranBio, Kim Tech Ceong, Wego, Blue Ocean Systems, Whitebox Retail Logistics
SAP Hybris on AWS: Travis Perkins, GE Oil & Gas, Rent-A-Center (RAC)
SAP S4HANA on AWS: Brigade Group, DoHome, Royal FloraHolland
Amazon Lightsail: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon CloudFront: Unilever, Spotify, Pinterest, MLB Advanced Media, Foursquare, PBS, Airbnb, Netflix, WIX, Comcast, Automobili Lamborghini, Rovio, Discovery Communications
AWS Global Accelerator: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Redshift: Liberty Mutual Insurance, 4Cite Marketing, BrandVerity, DNA Plc, Sirocco Systems, Gainsight, Blue 449
AWS Lake Formation: bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
CloudEndure Disaster Recovery: Agio, Cloud Nation, Limelight Networks
Amazon EC2 Container Service: Shippable, Expedia, MyTaxi, Edmiunds.com, Okta, Upserve, Remind, Meteur, Segment, Linden Lab, Prezi, Airtime, 
Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store): Bazaar Voice, Crowd Strike, Adobe, Gamevil, Hess, CopperEgg, TotalJobs Group, SuperCell, Dropcam, Unilever
Amazon EFS (Elastic File System): Arcesium, Atlassian, Seeking Alpha, Zend
Amazon S3 Glacier: King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify, Nearmap.com, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloud
Amazon S3: Netflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert Logic
Amazon QuickSight: MLB Advanced Media, Infor, HotelBeds, Gemini, Jivochat, Edmunds.com
Amazon API Gateway: Autodesk, Fox Digital Consumer Group, iFlix, UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Miovision, Olympusat, PhotoVogue, Royale International Group, Veracode
AWS Database Migration Service: Veoci, Trimble, Nasdaq, shaadi.com, Hotelbeds, SysAid, Verizon, Expedia, Pega
AWS AppSync: ACBL, Puresec, IDT, ASU, Public Good, cookpad, ALDO, ticketmaster
AWS Data Pipeline: bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
AWS Glue: bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
AWS Blockchain Templates: Guidewire, T-Mobile
Amazon Managed Blockchain: Guardian Life Insurance, MOBI, Nestle, SGX, TrackX, Philips, Sony Music, verizon, workday
Amazon SageMaker: DigitalGlobe, Thomson Reuters Center for AI and Cognitive Computing, Hotels.com, GE Healthcare, Tinder, Intuit
Amazon Comprehend: LexisNexis, Vibes, FINRA, VidMob
AWS Snowball: Wazee Digital, Craftsy, Live Nation, Essess
AWS Snowball Edge: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Kinesis: Zillow, Netflix, Sonos
Amazon MSK: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon MQ: SkipTheDishes, Malmberg, Dealer.com, Bench Accounting
Amazon SQS: EMS, NASA, BMW, Capital One
Amazon SNS: PlayOn! Sports, NASA, Change Healthcare, FCBarcelona
Amazon Step Functions: Alpha Apps, The Guardian, SGK, Bigfinite
Amazon Chime: century link, vonage
Amazon Aurora: Dow Jones, Arizona State University, Verizon, Capital One, United Nations, Nielsen, Autodesk, Fanduel
Amazon Corretto: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeBuild: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeStar: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodePipeline: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeCommit: Edmunds, Gett, ClicksMob
AWS CodeDeploy: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Amplify Console: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS X-Ray: COMCAST, ConnectWise, skyscanner, AirAsia, cookpad, cimpress, VTEX, zowdow
AWS Auto Scaling: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS IoT Device Management: Trimble, Philips
AWS IoT Things Graph: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS IoT Greengrass: Ecofit, Cradlewise, ADLINK, Docker
AWS IoT Events: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Forecast: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Fraud Detector: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Personalize: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Textract: Cambia, Change Healthcare, ClearDATA
AWS Elemental MediaTailor: Seven West Media
AWS License Manager: Xero, Pearson
AWS Organizations: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Trusted Advisor: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Control Tower: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Transfer for SFTP: Myriota, FINRA, Celgene, Kontor New Media, Belong, ThinkCX, BluTV
Amazon ECR: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS PrivateLink: Heroku, Twilio, Autodesk, SigOpt, Aqua, Snowflake
AWS Direct Connect: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Cognito: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Directory Service: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Security Hub: Edmunds, Frame.io, GoDaddy, Realtor.com
AWS Single Sign-On: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Lex: Ryanair, Electronic Caregiver, HubSpot, Capital One
Amazon Polly: GoAnimate, Duolingo, Bandwidth
Amazon Transcribe: Echo360, VidMob, RingDNA, Isentia
AWS Certificate Management: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Data Exchange: Merck, ConvergeHEALTH
Amazon Detective: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon ElastiCache: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Augmented AI: T Mobile, VidMob, Ripcord, NHS BSA
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights [EOL]: Coherent Path Inc., Optibus, Delhaize America, Diyotta Inc., Ernst & Young, Teikoku Databank Ltd., NCSU, Vestas
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 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 Rational ClearCase: Atos SE, FEI, STM
IBM Rational System Architect: Wuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS Scheer
IBM solidDB: Iskratel
IBM Db2 Database: Knorr-Bremse, Mizuho Bank Ltd., Australian Government Department of Defence, SCHWENK Zement, Friedhelm Loh Group, YAZAKI Europe Limited, Ekornes ASA, Baldor Electric, VSN Systemen BV, Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC, PLANSEE Group, TE Connectivity, Hansgrohe SE, Openmatics, University of Toronto
IBM Informix: Shaspa, Hildebrand, Kaifa, Ranhill Powertron, Federaci‹ Farmacutica (FedeFarma), Camden Council, The German Aerospace Center (DLR), Myers, Votorantim Group, Doosan Infracore, GreenIvory
IBM SPSS Modeler: Reisebªro Idealtours GmbH, MedeAnalytics, Afni, Israel Electric Corporation, Nedbank Ltd., DigitalGlobe, Vodafone Hungary, Aegon Hungary, Bureau Veritas, Brammer Group, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, InSites Consulting, Fortis Turkey
IBM Watson Studio: GroupM, Accenture, Fifth Third Bank
IBM SPSS Statistics: LDB Group, RightShip, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Capgemini Consulting, TEAC Corporation, Ironside, nViso SA, Razorsight, Si.mobil, University Hospitals of Leicester, CROOZ Inc., GFS Fundraising Solutions, Nedbank Ltd., IDS-TILDA
Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct: HZMO, Bank of Communications
Aspera Managed File Transfer: Gwinnett County Public Schools, Evonik, Voith, BITMARCK, Oracle
Aspera On Demand: Deluxe Digital Studios, BT, The European Space Agency, GigaScience, Groupe AB
IBM Tivoli Access Manager [EOL]: Essex Technology Group Inc.
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 API Connect: M2M Technologies Inc.
IBM DataPower Gateway: RBL Bank, Availity
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 SoftLayer: Whogohost Ltd., Skypicker, Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Grace Co. Ltd., Keyword, Uvionics Tech, Tennis Australia, immixGroup, Salesbox, Cxense ASA, Avnet Inc., Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr
IBM Cognos: More than 23,000 leading organizations across multiple industries use Cognos. Some examples of Cognos customers include BMW Financial Services, Quinte Health Care, Troy Corporation, Michigan State University, and GKN Land System.
IBM Cognos Express [EOL]: Gamma Powersports, Gasmart, University of Iceland, Monarch Industries, Mace, Quintiles, Argility, Talent2, Accelrys Inc., J. B. Poindexter and Co., FK Gardner and Sons Group
IBM Watson Analytics [EOL]: Mueller, Inc., Mears Group
IBM Safer Planet: Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Rochester Police Department
IBM Case Foundation: Suncorp Group Limited
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 Business Automation Workflow: Key Bank, Barclays, Control€xpert, MIR Insurance Brokers, Conqord Oil
IBM IMS: Nice Céte d'Azur, Ultra Petroleum, Hudson River HealthCare, SRG Global, The Poseidon Project, The City of Edinburgh Council, PotashCorp, ANZ, OTTO, Mingkang Natregro Health Food Group, NASCO, Apria Healthcare, Folksam
IBM Db2 Event Store: Lightband
IBM OpenPages: Nationwide, Process Innovation AG, OSRAM Licht AG, Dep‹sito Central de Valores (DCV), Delta Lloyd Group, Unum
UrbanCode Deploy: As policy, IBM does not release customer names on non-IBM web sites.  However, public DevOps and UrbanCode Deploy case studies can be found here. IBM's UrbanCode Deploy customers span Small-Medium Businesses to Fortune 500 companies across all industries worldwide.
IBM SmartCloud Application Services [EOL]: Unisys, NTT Data Inc., Cognizant Technology, SLTN, North Rhine-Westphalia Ministry of Justice
IBM 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
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
IBM Predictive Analytics: Getin Noble Bank S.A., North Pacific Bank Ltd., RightShip, California Franchise Tax Board, Consolidated Communications, Coherent Path Inc., Rossmann Supermarkety Drogeryjne Polska Sp. z o.o., Tennessee Highway Patrol, Banco de Prevision Social, Comptel Corp.
IBM App Connect: United Way of Allegheny County, Saint-Gobain CPS, Ricoh, SunTrust Banks Inc.
IBM Application Integration Suite: UMC Freiburg
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 Db2 Warehouse on Cloud: Copenhagen Business School, BPM Northwest, GameStop
IBM Trusteer: Banco Satander
IBM Safer Payments: Borgun
IBM Cloud Identity Service: Baxter Healthcare, 
IBM Cloudant: Pearson, DHL, Adobe, Expedia, Samsung
IBM Db2 on Cloud: Owens-Illinois, KONE Corp., Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue, Canon Europe, Delhaize America, Wimbledon
IBM Blockchain as a Service: Golden State Foods, we.trade, Syniverse
IBM Cloud Video: Airbnb, N3 Results, University of Notre Dame
IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service: Dream Payments, American Airlines, FaceMe
IBM Machine Learning: Caixa Geral de Depósitos France, KIST Europe
IBM Watson OpenScale: KPMG
IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service: Think Research, Eurobits Technologies
IBM Security Access Manager: POST Luxembourg
IBM Cloud Container Registry: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Assistant: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Text To Speech: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Speech To Text: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Cloud Certificate Manager: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Data Asset eXchange: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
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