BMC vs Riverbed

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BMC
Based on 164 reviews.
Riverbed
Based on 51 reviews.
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Overview
BMC Software, Inc. is an American company specializing in business service management software. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, BMC develops, markets and sells software used for multiple functions, including IT service management, data center automation, performance management, virtualization lifecycle management and cloud computing management. The name "BMC" is taken from the surnames of its three founders Scott Boulette, John Moores, and Dan Cloer.Riverbed Technology, Inc. is an American company founded in 2002 with the goal of reducing the latency and bandwidth constraints in delivering applications via wide area networks to multiple locations across long distances. Riverbed is known primarily for pioneering WAN Optimization with Riverbed SteelHead, which first shipped in 2004 and continues to lead the market with over 50% market share. As information technology has evolved over the past decade and begun to move to the cloud, Riverbed has also evolved: Businesses increasingly rely on applications and data that run both in on-premises data centers as well as in the cloud, delivered to users over a mix of private networks and public networks. This is the hybrid enterprise, and Riverbed offers a platform to give enterprises visibility to deliver, control, and optimize IT resources across this hybrid enterprise.
Sample Customers
BMC TrueSight Operations Management: Ensono Transamerica Boston Scientific Park Place Technologies inContact TD Ameritrade PNC Bank
BMC TrueSight App Visibility Manager [EOL]: Danske Bank, Cox Communications, Cerner Corp
BMC End User Experience Management [EOL]: AtTask
BMC Middleware Management: University of California, Leeds City Council, SAP
BMC TrueSight Pulse [EOL]: BeenVerified CraftJack Expedia InterviewStream Jive Rackspace SriptRock
BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization: Dilliard's
Riverbed SP Guru Network Planner: T-Mobile
Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse: Gartner, Swiss Post, WestLB, Turner, Samlink, RGIS, NetJets, SITA, Mobistar, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Trafigura.
Riverbed SteelCenter Aternity: Anthem, Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, AT&T, BAE Systems, CVS, HCA Healthcare, Tenet, major law firms, and multiple federal agencies
Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals: National Instruments, Allianz
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
38%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Manufacturing Company
6%
Software R&D Company
21%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
13%
Government
10%
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