IBM vs Samsung

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IBM
Based on 1618 reviews.
Samsung
Based on 1 review.
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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.Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It comprises numerous subsidiaries and affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand, and is the largest South Korean chaebol. Samsung was founded by Lee Byung-chul in 1938 as a trading company. Over the next three decades, the group diversified into areas including food processing, textiles, insurance, securities and retail. Samsung entered the electronics industry in the late 1960s and the construction and shipbuilding industries in the mid-1970s; these areas would drive its subsequent growth. Following Lee's death in 1987, Samsung was separated into four business groups Samsung Group, Shinsegae Group, CJ Group and Hansol Group. Since 1990s, Samsung has increasingly globalized its activities, and electronics, particularly mobile phones and semiconductors, have become its most important source of income.
Sample Customers
IBM SSD: Benefit, Employment and Support Services Division, State of Hawaii, INTERSPORT
Ricoh Pro Series: Durham Police Department, Whogohost Ltd., Skypicker, Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Getin Noble Bank S.A., KPJ Healthcare Berhad, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., Vasaloppet, Baylor College of Medicine, Grace Co. Ltd.
Samsung SSD: ChyronHego, Muse Research, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Revention Inc.
Samsung MultiXpress: City of Arlington
Samsung ProXpress: Pass Christian School District
Samsung CLX Series: Kindred Hearts
Samsung SCX Series: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
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