Cisco vs Red Hat

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Cisco
Based on 367 reviews.
Red Hat
Based on 72 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.Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community. Founded in 1993, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, with satellite offices worldwide. Red Hat has become associated to a large extent with its enterprise operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux and with the acquisition of open-source enterprise middleware vendor JBoss. Red Hat also offers Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, an enterprise virtualization product. Red Hat provides storage, operating system platforms, middleware, applications, management products, and support, training, and consulting services.
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 VXI: Advanced Medical Transport, Artoni Transporti, Calligaris, CIPCO, Citrix, Comcast, Desktone, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), LightEdge, Management Science Associates, Molina Healthcare, North West Redwater, Outscale
Springpath [EOL]: Sigma Designs, Superior Document Solutions
Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series: BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Ready Pac Foods, Bryant University, Bellevue Group, KPIT Technologies, City Harvest
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops: Casio, Telef‹nica, British Airways
Red Hat Ceph Storage: Dell, DreamHost
Red Hat Gluster Storage: NTT Plala, McMaster University, University of Basque Country, Goodtech ASA, Cox Automotive, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), SaskTel, Glashart Media, Casio
Red Hat CloudForms: Cox Automotive, Penn State, FICO, G-ABLE, Seneca College, ITandTEL, The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS), MyRepublic, Macquarie, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, CBTS, Network Data Solutions (NDS)
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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
17%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Manufacturing Company
7%
University
5%
Comms Service Provider
17%
Financial Services Firm
16%
Transportation Company
7%
Manufacturing Company
6%
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