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IBM vs Pure Storage

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IBM
Based on 1885 reviews.
Pure Storage
Based on 172 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.Pure Storage is a Mountain View, California-based enterprise storage company founded in 2009. In October 2009 Pure Storage raised a $5 million Series A round led by Sutter Hill Ventures. In August 2010 Pure Storage raised a $20 million, led by Greylock Partners with participation by existing investor Sutter Hill Ventures. In August 2011. Pure Storage announced an unspecified investment from the venture-capital arm of Samsung Electronics, the largest flash-memory maker. Samsung and Redpoint Ventures contributed to a $30 million Series C funding round.
Sample Customers
IBM FlashSystem: Celero, Friedhelm Loh Group, Clarks, Mingkang Natregro Health Food Group, Sofia, Etisalat Fights Fraud, UF Health Shands Hospital, Generali, Elecon Engineering Company Limited, Ventiv , Technology, CPFL Energia, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., SciQuest, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Paddy Power, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Interconnect Services, Severstal IP-Only AB, PVU Group GmbH
IBM Cloud Object Storage: Bitly, Dreamstime, Prime Research
IBM Spectrum Accelerate: Silverpop
IBM Spectrum Control: Nuance
IBM Spectrum Discover: CEMEX
IBM Storage Insights: Tectrade, Coventry Building Society
Pure Storage FlashArray: Nielsen, Lamar Advertising, LinkedIn, Betfair, UT-Dallas
Pure Storage FlashBlade: ServiceNow, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Dominos, Man AHL
Pure FlashArray X NVMe: Fremont Bank, Judson ISD, The Nielsen Company
Portworx Enterprise: NIO, GE Digital, DreamWorks Animation, Lufthansa, beco, NEW CONTEXT
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Computer Software Company
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Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
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Government
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Computer Software Company
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Comms Service Provider
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Manufacturing Company
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Financial Services Firm
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