BMC vs Riverbed

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BMC
Based on 129 reviews.
Riverbed
Based on 50 reviews.
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: Bank of East Asia and China E-Port.
BMC Appsight: Danske Bank, Cox Communications, Cerner Corp
BMC End User Experience Management: AtTask
BMC Middleware Management: University of California, Leeds City Council, SAP
BMC TrueSight Pulse: 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 Comparisons
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm
23%
Marketing Services Firm
11%
Healthcare Company
9%
Comms Service Provider
7%
Healthcare Company
17%
Comms Service Provider
15%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Insurance Company
7%
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