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IBM
Based on 1287 reviews.
Micro Focus
Based on 910 reviews.
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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.Micro Focus International plc is a multinational software and information technology business based in Newbury, Berkshire, England. The firm provides software and consultancy services for clients updating legacy systems to more modern platforms. The Company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. It was renamed Micro Focus Group in 1983. On June 2008 the company acquired the Israeli NASDAQ listed software company NetManage for US$73.3 million.
Sample Customers
IBM Spectrum Computing: London South Bank University, Transvalor, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Genomic
IBM Service Delivery Manager: Whogohost Ltd., Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Outokumpu, Salesbox, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr, CLOUD M, CenterPoint Energy, Apptimate AB, WeCloud AB, Earth Signal, DSB Consulting, Inventive, SKIData AG
IBM ProtectTIER: Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco Gerber
IBM Tivoli CDP for Files: Cyberian Data Protection
IBM Spectrum Protect: CERN, Einstein Healthcare, Nyherji, Allianz Australia, TZM, ABT Online, NCT, Kindred Healthcare Inc., Cobalt Iron, TransGrid, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Cash America, Piedmont Healthcare, RWGV, Arkansas Tech University, British Columbia Institute of Technology
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 QRadar: Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
IBM Rational ALM: Tennis Australia, WeCloud AB, Port Otago Limited, Logicalis US, Valmer, The Chevrolet Volt, Ashurst
IBM Rational ClearCase: Atos SE, FEI, STM
IBM Rational ClearQuest: Atos SE, STM, Regence BlueCross BlueShield
IBM Rational RequisitePro [EOL]: Balfour Beatty, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
IBM Engineering Workflow Management: Telstra Corporation, Visteon, Atos SE, Panasonic Automotive Systems, IBM Global Technology Services, CareCore National, JTEKT Corp., ItaÒ BBA, Avea, CACEIS, Danske Bank Group, APIS IT
IBM Rational DOORS: Infosys, Chevrolet Volt
IBM Rational Focal Point: SanDisk, CareCore National, Laminar Medica, Chubb Insurance, Swedbank
IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation: Major health insurer
IBM Rational Functional Tester: Edumate
IBM Rational Service Tester: IMM, ADP, Bangkok Hospital, Nice Céte d'Azur, Durham Police Department, Whogohost Ltd., Skypicker, Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Getin Noble Bank S.A., KPJ Healthcare Berhad
IBM Rational Performance Tester: andagon, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
IBM Rational Quality Manager: Ehrhardt, Cisco Systems, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik, CareCore National, ItaÒ BBA, Barr
IBM Rational Policy Tester: Ilmarinen, Brazilian Lymphoma and Leukemia Society, Government of South Australia Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Swiss Export Risk Insurance, The Motorists Insurance Group, Nuance Communications Inc.
IBM Smart Analytics System: WIdO AOK, EEKA Fashion, SSGC, GS Retail
IBM InfoSphere Warehouse: Alameda County Social Services Agency, Sui Southern Gas Company Limited
Netezza: Seattle Childrens Hospital, Carphone Warehouse, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Battelle, Start Today Co. Ltd., Kelley Blue Book, Trident Marketing, Elisa Corporation, Catalina Marketing, iBasis, Barnes & Noble, Qualcomm, MediaMath, Acxiom, iBasis, Foxwoods
IBM Tivoli Access Manager [EOL]: Essex Technology Group Inc.
IBM Tivoli Identity Manager [EOL]: Whirlpool Corporation, EXA Corporation, Arla Foods, Iceland Government
CrossIdeas Identity and Access Management [EOL]: Arla Foods, Chapman University, EXA Corporation, MoneyGram International, Whirlpool Corporation
Lighthouse Security [EOL]: Vantislife Insurance
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence: E.ON Global Commodities
IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT: Migros Zurich, Tyr_ns AB, Port Otago Limited, BTC, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., AIG, Swedish Match, DTE Energy
IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager: SSGC
IBM Tivoli NetCool Impact: Claranet, Consolidated Communications, Telus, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Telekom Srbija, Bendigo Community Telco, Capgemini, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB)
IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus: Consolidated Communications, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Capgemini
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager: Michelin Tire Corp
IBM Application Performance Management: Mibtree, EatDrinkDeals.com, IT Performance Advisor
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for SOA Platform: Foedus, PLANSEE Group, hns hardware netzwerke software GmbH, Revera, BearingPoint, Sandhata Technologies Ltd., Air Canada, CMBC
IBM WebSphere Service Registry and Repository: ZAO Raiffeisenbank
IBM Tivoli Configuration Manager: Bendigo Community Telco
IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager: EXA Corporation
IBM Tivoli NetCool: Claranet, Consolidated Communications, Telus, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Telekom Srbija, Bendigo Community Telco, Capgemini, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB)
IBM Tivoli Service Request Manager [EOL]: TimkenSteel, ZTEsoft, Pronto!, St Vincent's Health Australia, Ventiv Technology, Sky Italia S.r.l., Merkl IT, Michigan State University, Addison Lee
IBM SmartCloud Control Desk: St Vincent's Health Australia, Kalibrate Pty. Ltd., Cognizant Technology
IBM WebSphere BPMS: Schahin Group, Korean Credit Card Company, Versicherungskammer Bayern, Biogrid Australia
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 MobileFirst: UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, Gruppo Unipol, Raymond James Financial, Toshiba GCS, CST, ABK-Systeme GmbH, BNP Paribas
IBM Lotus Expeditor: Asian Paints
IBM Bluewolf Salesforce Implementation Service: Anthem, Bay Club, Australia Post, Amerisource Bergen, Aberdeen, Harvard Business School, Legalzoom, American Red Cross, Medtronic, Nuance, Vodafone
IBM Salesforce Implementation Service: Vita Group, InsideOut Development, Harim Group Corp., United Way of Allegheny County, Calidad Pasqual SA, Silverpop, Touring Club Switzerland
IBM ECM: KeyBank, Standard Chartered Bank, Union Bank, Sistema Tecnol‹gico de Monterrey, Illinois Department of Human Services, UnitedHealth Group
IBM FileNet: Suncorp Group Limited, St. Vincent Health, Citigroup, SRCSD, and UK Dept for Work and Pensions.
IBM Rational Test Workbench: Financial Insurance Management Corp.
IBM Integrated Archive Platform: Ilmarinen, Integra LifeSciences Corp., Datamolino, Razorsight, Priceline.com
IBM Lotus Quickr: Aibel AS, KDZ Wiesbaden, Ahlers AG, Integra Legal, Rheinmetall AG
IBM LotusLive: IMM, ADP, Nice Céte d'Azur, Ultra Petroleum, Erhvervsstyrelsen, Durham Police Department, Globo, Whogohost Ltd., Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Varian Medical Systems, Vasaloppet, Keyword, North Pacific Bank Ltd.
IBM Verse: Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Australian Trade Commission, BTC, Havas, Canal Barge Co.Inc., RAVInvest, Elemental Path, WDR mediagroup
UrbanCode Deploy: As policy, IBM does not release customer names on non-IBM web sites.  However, public DevOps and UrbanCode Deploy case studies can be found here. IBM's UrbanCode Deploy customers span Small-Medium Businesses to Fortune 500 companies across all industries worldwide.
IBM Tivoli CMDB: NovaTec, FEI, Cbeyond
IBM Rational Test Virtualization Server: Sandhata Technologies Ltd., Qantas Airways 
IBM SmartCloud Analytics: Barclays Bank, Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc.
IBM dashDB: Copenhagen Business School, BPM Northwest, GameStop
IBM Robotic Process Automation (RPA): The Hanover Insurance Group
IBM Spectrum Control: Nuance
IBM Spectrum Discover: CEMEX
IBM Datacap: Turkcell, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, Central Nacional Unimed, Conqord Oil
IBM Security Access Manager: POST Luxembourg
Performance Center: Hexaware, British Sky Broadcasting, JetBlue
Data Express: Cedacri Group
LoadRunner: JetBlue, GOME, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, RMIT University, Virgin Media
StormRunner Load: N Brown Group, aHOC
Quality Center: Quality Center has over 5,000 customers including The Federal Administration, Bank Asya, CitiPower, Powercor, DB Systel, JetBlue, Seagate, Swiss Life, and NNE Pharmaplan.
Silk Central: AmBank Group, Krung Thai Computer Services, Deakin University
DevPartner: InSightec Ltd, Synergex
Micro Focus ALM: Specsavers, Cardinal Health, KMD, Turkcell
Micro Focus Business Process Testing: Migros Bank AG
Silk Test: Krung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG Technologies
UFT (QTP): CSS Insurance, Revolution IT, Credit Suisse, and General Electric Company.
Micro Focus Service Test: John Lewis, SEED Infotech, Bajaj Allianz, TMNAS, Hexaware, Brewin Dolphin, A U.S. bank
UFT Pro (LeanFT): Walmart, Hitachi, American Airlines, PepsiCo, AT&T, Ericsson, United Airlines
StormRunner Functional (SRF): Kuwait Finance House, Taboola
Mobile Center: John Lewis, NBrIX, HPE Technology Services, Neosecure, FEMSA CSC, Bajaj Allianz, TMNAS, Hexaware
Micro Focus Real User Monitor: Avea, Maccabi Healthcare Services, TEB
SiteScope: Vodafone Ireland, Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank
Micro Focus Business Process Monitor: United Airlines, Vodafone Ireland, TEB, The Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Micro Focus Diagnostics: BSkyB, Alior Bank
AppPulse Suite: SpeechTrans, Gulliver Group
NetIQ SecureLogin: CGT, Clark & Daughtrey, Enloe Medical Center, Owens Community College, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Serena ALM [EOL]: Generali France, Allianz
AccuRev: Akcelerant, SDL, CSG, Avid Technology Inc., Azimuth Systems Inc, Drivecam, Endgame, f5 Networks, Follett Software, Hyland Software, Indanet, Kronos, McAfee
Agile Manager [EOL]: Trizetto, Discount Tire and Siemens
Serena Salesforce Implementation Service: SPTS Technologies, Space and Naval Warfare Information Technology Center (SPAWAR ITC)
Micro Focus SOA Policy Enforcer: Bajaj Allianz, iSource AG
SOA Systinet: Ceska Pojistovna
Micro Focus Storage Operations Manager: Etty Hillesum Lyceum, University of Cincinnati, Lancaster Central School District
Serena Solutions Business Manager: eBay, AgustaWestland, EMI Music, LenderLive, Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd.
Serena ChangeMan ZMF: SPTS Technologies, Generali France, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH), Kutxa-Vital-Banco Madrid, Space and Naval Warfare Information Technology Center (SPAWAR ITC)
Dimensions CM: Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH), Generali France, Raiffeisen Software, Space and Naval Warfare Information Technology Center (SPAWAR ITC), SPTS Technologies, Teamstreet
NetIQ Aegis: Astellas, NRG Energy, U.S. Government
Micro Focus Cloud Service Automation: China Merchants Bank, Osiatis
ArcSight: Lake Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bank AlJazira, Banca Intesa, and Obrela.
NetIQ Sentinel: Faysal Bank, GaVI, Handelsbanken, ISC Mªnster, Lambeth Council, Swisscard, The Municipality of Siena, Tukes, University of Dayton, University of the Sunshine Coast
Interset: Accuvant, Splunk Inc., NuTech, Box, rSolutions, Voodoo Technology Limited
Arcsight Logger: China Merchants Bank, Bank AlJazira, Banca Intesa
Micro Focus Asset Manager: Finansbank, MTS India, Sprint
Novell IT Asset Management: Sesame, Catharina Ziekenhuis, Kent and Medway Health Informatics Service, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Schuco International KG, Spring Independent School District, Tropitone Furniture
IDOL: Bank Simpanan Nasional, Felco
Micro Focus eDiscovery: Bank AlJazira, MTS India, Vodafone Ireland
Micro Focus Content Manager: Missouri State Courts
Digital Safe: EDF, Morgan Stanley, RateCity, Missouri State Courts
Borland Caliber: QinetiQ, Invertix Corporation, K.J. Ross & Associates, Siem Consub, Ministry of Defence _ France
Dimensions RM: Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), MdPnP.org
Micro Focus Data Protector: GSK Vaccines, Repsol, Vodafone Group, Siemens AG, Medium Enterprise Transportation Services Company
Novell GroupWise: Heritage Oaks Bank
Micro Focus Service Manager: resultspositive, Globicon
Micro Focus Service Anywhere [EOL]: ·         United Airlines·         America First Credit Union·         AerLingus·         PointClick Care·         Faro Europe GmbH·         The Hutton Institute·         Tunise Electronique
NetIQ Access Manager: Bancomext, Bouwend Nederland, Camera dei Deputati, CGT, Coopservice Group, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Etnic, European Automotive Manufacturer, FDM Document Dynamics, Hainan Province Information Center, Highland Community College, Huntington Bank, Johnsonville Sausage, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Mazars, Mexico's Tax Administration Service, Owens Community College, Pasco Risk, RDC, School District of Hartford, Senckenberg Nature Research Society, Sheetz, Spanish Public Employment Service, SUNY Orange County Community College, Swisscard, The Municipality of Siena, The University of Westminster, UMB Financial Corporation Invests in Identity Management, University of Dayton, University of Groningen, Vodacom, World Wide Technology
Micro Focus Network Node Manager: T-Mobile, Retegal, Sentara Healthcare
Micro Focus Network Automation: Tech Mahindra, Avea, China Merchants Bank, NNIT, Distinctive Software Solutions, Virgin Media, NEC Australia, Osiatis, Hostworks, Retegal, Allianz Shared Infrastructure Services SE (ASIC), State of Kansas Division of Information Services and Communications (DISC)
NetIQ Identity Governance: Western & Southern Financial Group
NetIQ Identity Manager: Sheetz
Micro Focus OpenView Client Configuration Manager [EOL]: HTC, Vodacom, HPE Technology Services, NEC, Tech Mahindra, P&G
Micro Focus Operations Manager: MTS India
Operations Bridge: GE Money Bank, Bank AlJazira, Tech Mahindra
Operations Orchestration: Casablanca INT, Internet Initiative Japan, Railway Information Systems, Samsung SDS, and Turkcell.
Universal CMDB: China Merchants Bank, NNIT, Alfa-Bank, Sprint
Vertica: Cerner, Game Show Network Game, Guess by Marciano, Supercell, Etsy, Nascar, Empirix, adMarketplace, and Cardlytics.
Micro Focus Service Virtualization: Virgin Media, TTNet
Micro Focus Vibe: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit_t Mªnchen
Micro Focus Anywhere [EOL]: SFD
Micro Focus Operations Analytics: HPE Helion
Micro Focus Deployment Automation: GuideStone, TIAA CREF, EatonVance, Gordmans, D&B, Walkers,, Citi, Department of Health and Human Services USA, UBS, DTCC, Bp, Aflc, Ameritrade, Credit Agricole, Telecom Italia, GreatAmerican, Safeway, Allianz, Groupama, Generali Group.
Codar: Sun Life Financial, Forsys Inc., Britenet, Wells Fargo
Micro Focus Release Control: GuideStone, TIAA CREF, EatonVance, D&B, Citi, Department of Health and Human Services USA, UBS, DTCC, Bp, Aflac, Ameritrade, Groupama, Credit Agricole, Lombard Odier, Telecom Italia, GreatAmerican, MUFG
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
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Government
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Software R&D Company
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Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
10%
Government
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