Broadcom vs VMware

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Broadcom
Based on 1876 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1416 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.VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. Greene and Rosenblum, who are married, first met while at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sample Customers
DX Infrastructure Manager: CBNCloud, IIJ Global Singapore, AT&S, AXSOS, Aozora Bank, HCL Technologies, IntelliNet, Securex
DX Spectrum: National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
CA Unified Communications Monitor: BBVA Compass
Broadcom Network Flow Analysis: Empowered, BCBST
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
Broadcom DX Application Performance Management: Lexmark, Intermountain Healthcare, National Australia Bank, BBVA Compass Bank, Innovapost, Dansk Supermarked Group, U.S. Cellular, Orange, Cetip
CA App Synthetic Monitor: Lexmark
DX SaaS: CNN
CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management: NIIT Technologies, Cetip Safeguards
Symantec Asset Management Suite: Amway (China) Co. Ltd., Barnabas Health, Cabela's Inc., Carrington Holding Company, Comparex, ForceTEC Co. Ltd., Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hutchison Whampoa (China) Commerce Limited, Johnson County Community College, Molina Healthcare Inc., Office of the Senator for Education and Science, Pima Community College, TIVIT, Travelport
CA Asset Portfolio Management: First Horizon National Corporation, Logicalis, Racing and Wagering Western Australia
CA MICS Resource Management: Sky, FTA, Algar, L'Oreal
CA Database Management for DB2 for zOS: Blue Hill Data Services
CA Datacom: Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
CA IDMS: Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
CA Database Administration Suite for z/OS: Clarity-IQ, Neovera
CA Mainframe Configuration Manager: State of Oregon, Greenchoice, Manheim, University of Verona, First Horizon
Norton Security Premium: Temple University
Symantec Content Analysis: OLFA, Ricoh, McKesson, COTA, ABS-CBN, Finastra, KAKUDAI, SGN, Caravel, KORAMIS, Snapper, Budapest Bank, Rockwell Automation
Symantec Web Isolation: Jefferies
CA Process Automation: Unum, HCL Technologies, Logicalis
CA Flowdock: Vodafone Turkey, DHL, Rogers Communications
Symantec Cloud Workload Protection: LifeLock
Symantec CloudSOC CASB: Globe Telecom
vCenter Orchestrator: Beiersdorf Shared Services
VMware Service Manager: Seventy Seven Energy Inc., Symantec, KBC, Vodafone, Region Hovedstaden, Bank Audi, Hewlett-Packard, BT Global Services, Edogawa City Council, HDFC Bank Limited, Bank Al Bilad, ABN AMRO N.V. Singapore, Savvis, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, SAP AG, Fundaments, T-Systems
VMware Tanzu GemFire: Southwest Airlines, Indian Railways, GE Power and Water
VMware Postgres: The world’s most versatile open-source database VMware Postgres is open-source PostgreSQL binaries, packaged and commercially supported.
VMware NSX: City of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
Apteligent: AT&T, Bloomberg, CNN, Experian, Fox, JC Penny, Urban Outfitters, Nokia, Lutron, NASCAR, T-Mobile, Urban Engines, Microsoft, Lego
VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront: Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, Lyft
vRealize Network Insight: NTTi3, VCIX-NV, VMware Networking and Security Business Unit, Illumio, CompuNet
Nyansa: Rooms To Go, Lululemon
VMware Identity Manager: Seventy Seven Energy, The Hut Group, SAIC
VMware SD-WAN: Redmond, Coca Cola, Roka Bioscience, MetTel, Deutsche Telekom, Rockford Construction,  The Bay Club, tru Independence, Triton Management Services, DevCon, AXPM
VMware AppDefense: Interfaith Medical Center, Ceridian
VMware XDR: BN Vital, IndusInd Bank
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