Cisco vs Palo Alto Networks

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Cisco
Based on 200 reviews.
Palo Alto Networks
Based on 22 reviews.
Overview
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 department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.
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Sample Customers
Cisco Piston Enterprise OS: Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cisco CloudCenter: NTT, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), CollabNet, Pratt & Miller, PZFlex
Cisco UCS Director: Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdge
Cisco Sourcefire 3D: New South Wales Rural Fire Service
Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise: Edge Web Hosting, Telenor Norway, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Webster Financial Corporation, Westinghouse Electric, VMware, TIAA-CREF
Cisco Sourcefire SNORT: CareCore, City of Biel, Dimension Data, LightEdge, Lone Star College System, National Rugby League, Port Aventura, Smart City Networks, Telecom Italia, The Department of Education in Western Australia
Cisco IOS Security: Arup Group, Brunel University London, City of Biel, Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, K&L Gates , New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Offshore Northern Seas, Transplace
Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud: Options, Schneider Electric, Washington University in St Louis, Gotcha, Kraft Kennedy, PartnerRe, Sumologic, Veterans United, AFGE, Agraform, Artesys, Dynamic Ideas Financials, Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Cisco Sourcefire Firewalls: Aegean Motorway, EllisDon Corporation, Linz AG,
Cisco ASA: There are more than one million Adaptive Security Appliances deployed globally. Top customers include First American Financial Corp., Genzyme, Frankfurt Airport, Hansgrohe SE, and City of Tomorrow.
Meraki MX Firewalls: Hyatt, ONS
Cisco Firepower NGFW: Shawnee Mission School District
Cisco ASAv: Bluelock
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 Tetration: ADP, University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC)
LightCyber: Migdal Capital Markets, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Orange Communications
Palo Alto URL Filtering PAN-DB: TRI-AD, Telkom Indonesia
Palo Alto Threat Prevention: University of Arkansas, JBG SMITH, SkiStar AB, TRI-AD, Temple University, Telkom Indonesia
Evident.io: Adobe, Aetna, A+E Networks, CareerBuilder, Full Contact, Jobvite, Jive, ZeniMax Media
Palo Alto Networks Aperture: University of Arkansas
Palo Alto Networks VM-Series: Warren Rogers Associates
Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall: SkiStar AB, Ada County, Global IT Services PSF, Southern Cross Hospitals, Verge Health, University of Portsmouth, Austrian Airlines, The Heinz Endowments
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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
14%
Manufacturing Company
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University
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Financial Services Firm
18%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Manufacturing Company
8%
Healthcare Company
6%
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