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Google
Based on 146 reviews.
IBM
Based on 1456 reviews.
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Overview
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares but control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering followed on August 19, 2004. Its mission statement from the outset was "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful,"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
Google App Engine: Khan Academy, Best Buy, Gigya, MetOffice, Getaround, Mimiboard, NewsLimited, WebFilings, and CloudLock.
Google BigTable: Absolutdata, Aerospike, Affini-Tech, Akselos, Alacris Theranostics, Allthecooks, AloTech, APMEX Inc., Applibot, Appogee, BeDataDriven, Bitmovin, CloudBerry
Google Analytics: Air Show Buzz, AlfaStrakhovanie, Amari, Global Tech LED, Klarna, La Tienda, Nissan Motor Company, Rasmussen College, Shoes of Prey, Twiddy
Google Search Appliance: British Airways, City of Calgary, Discovery Channel, Emerson Process Management, FINRA, GoDaddy.com, Hayneedle, Hays, Honeywell Aerospace, Honeywell Transportation, Posco, Soci_t_ G_n_rale Group
Google Firebase: Fabulous, Pic Collage, Shazam, SkyScanner
Google Compute Engine: Allthecooks, BetterCloud, Bluecore, Cosentry, Evite, Ezakus, HTC, Infectious Media, iStreamPlanet, Mendelics, SageMathCloud, Sedex, Treeptik, Wibigoo, Wix, zulily, Zync
Google Cloud SQL: BeDataDriven, CodeFutures, Daffodil, GenieConnect, KiSSFLOW, LiveHive, SulAm_rica, Zync
Google Cloud Spanner: Streak, Optiva, Mixpanel
Google Cloud Storage: Autism Speaks, Backflip Studios, Beneficio Facil, Bitmovin, Claritics, CloudBerry, Cosentry, DNANexus, DNAstack, Energyworx, Feedly, GenieConnect, HTC, JustDevelopIt, LeadPages, Leanplum, LiveHive, Mendelics, Ocado, RealMassive, Screenz, ShareThis, Songpop, Ubisoft, VendAsta, Webydo, Wix, zulily
Apigee: Adobe, advance.net, Amadeus, AT&T, Bechtel, Belly, Burberry, Chegg, Citrix, Dell, eBay, Equifax, GameStop, First Data, Globe, HCSC, Intralinks, Kao, Meredith, Mitchell, Orange, Pearson
Google Cloud Dataflow: Absolutdata, Backflip Studios, Bluecore, Claritics, Crystalloids, Energyworx, GenieConnect, Leanplum, Nomanini, Redbus, Streak, TabTale
Google Container Engine: Tock
Google Data Studio: Genesys, Shueisha
Google Stackdriver: Uber, Batterii, Q42, Dovetail Games
Google Transfer Appliance: Makani
Google Cloud Identity: ExtraHop Networks, HealthChannels
Google Vault: Broadcom, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Globeflight, Maven Wave, McClatchy, NII Holdings, Safetec, Sheboygan County
Tekton: The Home Depot, PayPal, Target, HSBC, McKesson, Oncology Venture
Google Container Registry: Zulily
Google Dialogflow: Home Depot, Paypal, Target, HSBC, McKesson
Google Cloud Text-to-Speech: Home Depot, Paypal, Target, HSBC, McKesson
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text: Home Depot, Paypal, Target, HSBC, McKesson
Google Cloud Memorystore: Paypal, Target, The Home Depot
IBM PSS: LDB Group, RightShip, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Capgemini Consulting, TEAC Corporation, Ironside, nViso SA
IBM eDiscovery Analyzer: SIBRA GmbH, IKB
IBM eDiscovery Manager: Hansgrohe
IBM StoredIQ: J.B. Hunt Transport, BBVA Compass
IBM QRadar: Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
IBM Rational Build Forge: Cars.com
IBM SPSS Modeler: Reisebªro Idealtours GmbH, MedeAnalytics, Afni, Israel Electric Corporation, Nedbank Ltd., DigitalGlobe, Vodafone Hungary, Aegon Hungary, Bureau Veritas, Brammer Group, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, InSites Consulting, Fortis Turkey
IBM Watson Studio: GroupM, Accenture, Fifth Third Bank
IBM SPSS Statistics: LDB Group, RightShip, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Capgemini Consulting, TEAC Corporation, Ironside, nViso SA, Razorsight, Si.mobil, University Hospitals of Leicester, CROOZ Inc., GFS Fundraising Solutions, Nedbank Ltd., IDS-TILDA
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager: Michelin Tire Corp
IBM Application Performance Management: Mibtree, EatDrinkDeals.com, IT Performance Advisor
IBM API Connect: M2M Technologies Inc.
IBM DataPower Gateway: RBL Bank, Availity
IBM MobileFirst: UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, Gruppo Unipol, Raymond James Financial, Toshiba GCS, CST, ABK-Systeme GmbH, BNP Paribas
IBM Lotus Expeditor: Asian Paints
IBM SoftLayer: Whogohost Ltd., Skypicker, Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Grace Co. Ltd., Keyword, Uvionics Tech, Tennis Australia, immixGroup, Salesbox, Cxense ASA, Avnet Inc., Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr
IBM Cognos: More than 23,000 leading organizations across multiple industries use Cognos. Some examples of Cognos customers include BMW Financial Services, Quinte Health Care, Troy Corporation, Michigan State University, and GKN Land System.
IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics: IMM, Whogohost Ltd., Stonyfield, Grupo WTW, Big Scary Cranium, Brockenhurst College, SiteMinis, RCI Banque Espana
IBM Digital Analytics: Homebase, Koçtaş, FreshDirect
IBM Rational Test Workbench: Financial Insurance Management Corp.
IBM IMS: Nice Céte d'Azur, Ultra Petroleum, Hudson River HealthCare, SRG Global, The Poseidon Project, The City of Edinburgh Council, PotashCorp, ANZ, OTTO, Mingkang Natregro Health Food Group, NASCO, Apria Healthcare, Folksam
IBM Db2 Event Store: Lightband
IBM MaaS360: Bancroft, Garuda Indonesia
IBM SmartCloud Application Services [EOL]: Unisys, NTT Data Inc., Cognizant Technology, SLTN, North Rhine-Westphalia Ministry of Justice
IBM Cloud: Uvionics Tech, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Alpha Modus, Inventive, Web Business Consulting, FindBrok, SilverHook Powerboats, United Way of Allegheny County
IBM Cloud Private: Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
IBM Streams: Globo TV, All England Lawn Tennis Club, CenterPoint Energy, Consolidated Communications Holdings, Darwin Ecosystem, Emory University Hospital, ICICI Securities, Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), Living Roads, Mobileum, Optibus, Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), University of Alberta, University of Montana, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Wimbledon 2015
IBM Watson Discovery: Prudential, Bradesco, Woodside
IBM Cloud Identity Service: Baxter Healthcare, 
IBM Cloudant: Pearson, DHL, Adobe, Expedia, Samsung
IBM Db2 on Cloud: Owens-Illinois, KONE Corp., Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue, Canon Europe, Delhaize America, Wimbledon
IBM Cloud Video: Airbnb, N3 Results, University of Notre Dame
IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service: Dream Payments, American Airlines, FaceMe
IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service: Think Research, Eurobits Technologies
IBM Cloud Container Registry: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Assistant: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Text To Speech: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Speech To Text: American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
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Media Company
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Government
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