Google vs SolarWinds

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Google
Based on 94 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 138 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,"SolarWinds Inc. develops enterprise information technology infrastructure management software for IT professionals. In 2007, SolarWinds raised funding from Austin Ventures, Bain Capital and Insight Venture Partners. SolarWinds completed its initial public offering of $112.5 million in 2009. In 2012, SolarWinds' total revenue reached $269 million. In June 2014, the company purchased the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom.
Sample Customers
Google Stackdriver: Uber, Batterii, Q42, Dovetail Games
SolarWinds NPM: Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
Solarwinds Papertrail: Product Hunt
SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server: Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
SolarWinds TraceView: Hubsport, The Weather Channel, Recurly, mapmyfitness
SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor: Andr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
Solarwinds Web Performance Monitor: commscope, COCC,
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
27%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Media Company
10%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Software R&D Company
26%
Comms Service Provider
12%
Manufacturing Company
8%
Financial Services Firm
8%
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