Elastic vs IBM

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Elastic
Based on 18 reviews.
IBM
Based on 1288 reviews.
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Overview
Elasticsearch is a search server based on Lucene. It provides a distributed, multitenant-capable full-text search engine with a RESTful web interface and schema-free JSON documents. Elasticsearch is developed in Java and is released as open source under the terms of the Apache License. Elasticsearch is the second most popular enterprise search engine. Shay Banon created Compass in 2004. Elasticsearch BV was founded in 2012 to provide commercial solutions around Elasticsearch and related software.International Business Machines Corporation is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. The company originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company through a merger of the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company.
Sample Customers
ELK Logstash: Sprint, Grab, Autopilot, Just Eat, Verizon Wireless, Green Man Gaming, Compare Group, Tango, Perceivant, Quizlet
Elastic X-Pack [EOL]: Sprint, Travelport, Grab, Autopilot, Just Eat, Accenture, Dell, Verizon Wireless, Guidestar, Influence Health, Shopback, Kaidee, Compare Group, Tango
Elastic Beats: Sprint
Elastic SIEM: Harel Insurance & Financial, Delhivery, Voxpopme, POSCO, Fairfax Media, EO Media Group, Netshoes, BPCE, MM Karton, KPN, NS1, Ctcue, Forcura, Engadget, Roanoke College, St. Mary's University, ndiana University, E*Trade, Adobe, Cisco
IBM QRadar: Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
39%
Manufacturing Company
10%
Comms Service Provider
7%
Media Company
7%
Software R&D Company
28%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Government
6%
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