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Broadcom
Based on 1598 reviews.
Cisco
Based on 976 reviews.
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Overview
Broadcom Corporation is an American fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California. Broadcom was founded by a professor-student pair Henry Samueli and Henry T. Nicholas III from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. In 1995, the company moved from its Westwood, Los Angeles, office to Irvine, California. In 1998, Broadcom became a public company on the NASDAQ exchange and now employs approximately 11,750 people worldwide in more than 15 countries.Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and it supports, manages and operates business systems for various and major third parties. Cisco Systems was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science (CS) department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.
Sample Customers
DX Spectrum: National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
CA Unicenter NSM [EOL]: BBVA Compass, BlueCross Blue Shield of Tennessee, Empowered Networks, Hill International, Sicredi
CA eHealth [EOL]: BlueCross Blue Shield of Tennessee, Devoteam, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand , National Informatics Centre, Uttar Pradesh State Unit Lucknow, Punjab National Bank, Racing and Wagering Western Australia, Sicredi
CA NetMaster Network Management: Tieto
Broadcom Network Flow Analysis: Empowered, BCBST
CA Application Delivery Analysis [EOL}: ERGO
CA NetMaster Network Automation: Tieto
CA NetQoS Performance Center [EOL]: Empowered Networks, Logicalis
DX Infrastructure Manager: CBNCloud, IIJ Global Singapore, AT&S, AXSOS, Aozora Bank, HCL Technologies, IntelliNet, Securex
CA Unified Communications Monitor: BBVA Compass
DX Performance Management: Jack Henry & Assoc, Target, CenturyLink, Bell Canada, BrightHouse Networks, Telus, Unisys, Verizon, Southern California Edison, GEICO, Fidelity Investments, Wells Fargo, American Family Insurance Group, Deutsche Telekom AG 
DX NetOps: Fujitsu
Symantec Advanced Authentication: Global bank, Large Filipino Bank and SK Infosec
CA Risk Authentication [EOL]: Global bank based in the United States
Brocade Ethernet Switches: Ajubeo, Akquinet AG, Big Data Analytics Provider Boligkontoret Danmark Bristol is Open, CDE Lightband, Cicero School District 99, City and County of San Francisco, Department of Emergency, City of Chattanooga, Cloudscale.sh
Broadcom MACH5: State Bank of India, Coty, Intellinet, Hill International
WebEx Social [EOL]: Afni, AGCO, Bellevue, Came Group, Cisco IT, DOW, Dundee Precious Metals, Edinburgh Napier University, Explorer Pipeline, Instituto Zaldivar, Moffitt Cancer Center, Mondi Group, National Rugby League, NBA, North West Redwater, Park Nicollet, Pirelli, Presidio Inc., Saipem, San Jose State University, University of Dammam, VITAS Healthcare
BroadSoft Team-One [EOL]: 1GTM, Bayly
Cisco Unified MeetingPlace [EOL]: Vital Images
iLinc Enterprise Suite [EOL]: Marist College, Aetna, Alliance for Construction Excellence, Demand Management, e2impact, Qualcomm, Tribal Data Resources, Williams Scotsman
WAAS: Dimension Data, National Rugby League
Cisco Ethernet Switches: Linz AG
Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches: Linz AG
Meraki MS Switches: Cisco Live Milan, Hyatt
Cisco Data Center Network Manager: Banco de Guayaquil, Cox Communications, Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Roper St. Francis, University of British Columbia
Meraki Dashboard: Coop eG, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Priefert Manufacturing, Century Care Management, Clifton College, Zürs Ski Resort, Capital FM Arena, MAXI Autohöfe
Cisco Wireless: Aegean Motorway, Baylor Scott & White Health, Beachbody, Bellevue, Brunel University London, Bucks County Intermediate Unit , Chartwell School, Children's Hospital Colorado, Cisco Live Milan, City of Biel, City of Mississauga, Dundee Precious Metals, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Erickson Living, Goldcorp, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS)
Cisco Meraki Wireless LAN: Advanced Medical Transport, Banco de Guayaquil, Baylor Scott & White Health, BH Telecom, Bowling Green State University, Calligaris, Children's Hospital Colorado, City of Biel, Del Papa Distributing, Department of Justice, Dimension Data, Dualtec Cloud Builders, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), Hertz, K&L Gates , LightEdge, Lone Star College System, Management Science Associates, Mindtree, NBC Olympics, Quest, Sony Corporation, The Department of Education in Western Australia, Valley Proteins
Duo Security: Threadless, Yelp, Etsy, Eventbrite
Cisco UCS Manager: Management Science Associates, Peak 10, Virtual Consulting Professionals
Cisco Intersight: EXMAR, RapidScale
Cisco Prime: Mohawk Industries, Universidad EAFIT, Halton Healthcare
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