F5 vs VMware

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F5
Based on 73 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1066 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.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
vCenter Orchestrator: Beiersdorf Shared Services
vFabric [EOL]: NPC International/Pizza Hut
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Software R&D Company
26%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Media Company
6%
Software R&D Company
29%
Comms Service Provider
12%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Financial Services Firm
7%
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