IBM vs Information Builders

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IBM
Based on 1233 reviews.
Information Builders
Based on 15 reviews.
Overview
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.Information Builders is a privately held software company, with its headquarters in New York City. Information Builders is known for its business intelligence tools FOCUS and WebFOCUS. Information Builders was founded in 1975 by Gerald D. Cohen, Peter Mittelman, and Martin B. Slagowitz. Their founding product was the database system called FOCUS. Information Builders is one of the world's largest privately held software firms.
Sample Customers
IBM Integration Bus: Salesbox, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Road Buddy, Swiss Federal Railways, Electricity Supply Board, The Hartree Centre, ESB Networks
IBM WebSphere Message Broker: WestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin Tire
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 Cognos TM1: ManpowerGroup, Convergys, AIG, Orchard Brands, Citibank, InterGen, Northwestern University, EF Education First, Ironside, Bazan Group, CSOB Insurance, Macquarie Group, Charles Stanley, SATO, Government of Sint Maarten, BMW Financial Services
IBM Cognos Express: Gamma Powersports, Gasmart, University of Iceland, Monarch Industries, Mace, Quintiles, Argility, Talent2, Accelrys Inc., J. B. Poindexter and Co., FK Gardner and Sons Group
IBM Watson Analytics: Mueller, Inc., Mears Group
IBM Safer Planet: Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Rochester Police Department
IBM Watson Explorer: RIMAC, Westpac New Zealand, Toyota Financial Services, Swiss Re, Akershus University Hospital, Korean Air Lines, Mizuho Bank, Honda
IBM InfoSphere Data Event Publisher [EOL]: Mondadori Group, media control GmbH, Grupa Onet.pl S.A., BDFM Publishers, SNO, Frontline, EUROPAGES SA
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Canadian National Railway Company, Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce, Swedish Armed Forces, BG RCI, Janata Sahakari Bank Ltd., University of Arizona, Biogrid Australia
IBM InfoSphere Replication Server [EOL]: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., BT Sports, The Public Policy Institute of New York State Inc., The Rhéne-Alpes Region, UGMK
IBM InfoSphere DataStage: Dubai Statistics Center, Etisalat Egypt
IBM InfoSphere MDM: L'Oreal S.A., Kingland Systems, Oncor, Farmaceuticos Maypo, Volkswagen Financial Services
IBM Initiate [EOL]: MIET, Sika AG, Dignity Health, Legacy Health, Czarnowski Display Service, Cincinnati Zoo, Canadian Provincial Health Systems, Canada Health Infoway, London Borough of Brent Puts Customer First, Yulon Motor Company Ltd., JM Family, The Missouri Department of Transportation
IBM Predictive Analytics: Getin Noble Bank S.A., North Pacific Bank Ltd., RightShip, California Franchise Tax Board, Consolidated Communications, Coherent Path Inc., Rossmann Supermarkety Drogeryjne Polska Sp. z o.o., Tennessee Highway Patrol, Banco de Prevision Social, Comptel Corp.
IBM Data Governance: TIAA CREF, Control Risks Group
Information Builders iWay Service Manager: Prym Consumer USA, Guelph General Hospital
iWay Service Manager: Butler Health System
iWay Universal Adapter Framework: RBC, City of Cincinnati, Pershing, Brotherhood Mutual, Friends University, Nationwide, City of Richardson, Cetera Financial Group
iWay Data Hub: Ford Motor Company, City of Erlanger, Kentucky Police Dept., Helzberg Diamond Inc.
iWay EIM Suite: ICA Fluor, Prym Consumer, Estonia Police Department, Guelph General Hospital (GGH), Kansas City Police Department (KCPD)
iWay DataMigrator: Estonia Police Department
Information Builders WebFOCUS: Ace Hardware, AutoZone, Fred Hutch, MasterCard, OFS Brands, PostFinance, Real D, Yellow Pages, ABC Financial, AcuSport, BBVA, Babcock
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Top Industries
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Government
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Healthcare Company
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