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Broadcom
Based on 1874 reviews.
Cisco
Based on 1544 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
Symantec Proxy: Jefferies
Broadcom MACH5: State Bank of India, Coty, Intellinet, Hill International
DX Spectrum: National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
CA NetMaster Network Management: Tieto
Broadcom Network Flow Analysis: Empowered, BCBST
CA NetMaster Network Automation: Tieto
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 Virtual Network Assurance: Cetip, Hill International, AusNet, TIM Brasil
DX NetOps: Fujitsu
Symantec End-User Endpoint Security: Audio Visual Dynamics, Red Deer Advocate, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd., Kibbutz Ein Gedi, and AMETEK, Inc.
Symantec Messaging Gateway: Doric, Joblink Plus, Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, PPB Advisory, Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Sydney Adventist Hospital Ltd.
Symantec Advanced Authentication: Global bank, Large Filipino Bank and SK Infosec
Symantec VIP Access Manager: Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
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 RoboSwitch: State Bank of India, Algar Tech, IntelliNet, Hill International
Broadcom StrataConnect: Coty, Banese, Intellinet
Broadcom StrataDNX: Hill International, Coty, Banese, Algar Tech
Broadcom StrataXGS: State Bank of India, Hill International, Coty
CA Flowdock: Vodafone Turkey, DHL, Rogers Communications
Symantec Cloud Workload Protection: LifeLock
Symantec CloudSOC CASB: Globe Telecom
Broadcom Wireless LAN: State Bank of India, Coty, Banese
Symantec Secure Access Cloud: NEX, AIG, Fiverr, Upwork
Cisco ScanSafe Web Security SaaS: Arup Group, Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, K&L Gates, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Transplace
Cisco Umbrella: Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
Cisco Web Security Appliance: New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Caixa Seguradora
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
ThousandEyes: Wayfair, GitHub, Craigslist, Comcast, SurveyMonkey, Lyft, Box, HP, Zendesk, IO Data Centers, Good Technology, NNTCommunications, Proofpoint, Schneider, Crowdstrike, Avera, Pitney Bowes, InstartLogic, Shutterfly, Shutterstock, Condé Nast, Roche, Jive, Actelion, Brocade, Infor, Okta, JLL, DigitalOcean, Zuora, NetSuite, CloudFlare, One, DemonWare, Quantcast, Carbonite, CareerBuilder, Prosper, Oscar, Slack
Meraki Dashboard: Coop eG, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Priefert Manufacturing, Century Care Management, Clifton College, Zürs Ski Resort, Capital FM Arena, MAXI Autohöfe
Cisco Secure Email: SUNY Old Westbury, CoxHealth, City of Fullerton, Indra
Cisco Secure Email Cloud Mailbox: Luiss University, Lone Star College, T-Systems, Magyar Telekom
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
Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine): Aegean Motorway, BC Hydro, Beachbody, Bucks County Intermediate Unit , Cisco IT, Derby City Council, Global Banking Customer, Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, Houston Methodist, Linz AG, London Hydro, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Molina Healthcare, MST Systems, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Reykjavik University, Wildau University
Duo Security: Threadless, Yelp, Etsy, Eventbrite
CloudLock: Dominion Enterprises, Quality Distribution, Clark Construction Group LLC, Ahold, Middlesex Hospital, Austin Community College (ACC), Dominion Enterprises, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Oakland Unified School District, Sunnova, Damballa, Financial Times, Boise State University
Cisco UCS Manager: Management Science Associates, Peak 10, Virtual Consulting Professionals
Cisco Intersight: EXMAR, RapidScale
Cisco AMP for Endpoints: Heritage Bank, Mobile County Schools, NHL University, Thunder Bay Regional, Yokogawa Electric, Sam Houston State University, First Financial Bank
Cisco Secure Workload: ADP, University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC)
Cisco Prime: Mohawk Industries, Universidad EAFIT, Halton Healthcare
Cisco SecureX: NHS, Rackspace, UNC Pembroke, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Missing Piece
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