F5 vs IBM

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F5
Based on 73 reviews.
IBM
Based on 1286 reviews.
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Overview
F5 Networks, Inc. is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide.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
NGINX Plus: Locaweb, AppNexus, Wix, Reliam, Montana Interactive, MuleSoft, Warpwire, Discovery Education, InkaBinka, WordPress.com, Gogo, GOV.UK, NASA
F5 Access Policy Manager: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
IBM WebSphere Application Server: TalkTalk, Property management group, E.SUN Bank, Ohio National Financial Services, Aviarc, Cincom Systems, FJA-US, D+H, Staples, Michigan Municipal League
IBM WebSphere Business Modeler: Schahin Group
IBM WebSphere Integration Developer: The City of Edinburgh Council, Factor-y S.r.l., Alleyoop Inc., Dow Chemical Company, Airbus, Wittmann EDV-Systeme, The Chevrolet Volt, Federal Employment Agency, Web Business Consulting, Rosenthal & Rosenthal
IBM WebSphere Message Broker: WestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin Tire
IBM WebSphere sMash [EOL]: Jaguar Land Rover
IBM BPM: Barclays, EmeriCon, Banca Popolare di Milano, CST Consulting, KeyBank, KPMG, Prolifics, Sandhata Technologies Ltd., State of Alaska, Humana S.A., Saperion, esciris, Banco Espirito Santo
IBM WebSphere BPMS: Schahin Group, Korean Credit Card Company, Versicherungskammer Bayern, Biogrid Australia
IBM Security Access Manager: POST Luxembourg
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Software R&D Company
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Comms Service Provider
14%
Financial Services Firm
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Media Company
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Software R&D Company
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Financial Services Firm
14%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Government
6%
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