IBM vs SmartBear

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IBM
Based on 1288 reviews.
SmartBear
Based on 85 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.SmartBear Software is a software company which provides tools for software developers, quality assurance engineers and IT professionals. SmartBear Software is the unification of AutomatedQA, Eviware, the original Smart Bear Software and Pragmatic Software. Currently, SmartBear provides code review, automated testing, performance/load testing, API testing, performance profiling and development management tools. These include:
Sample Customers
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 Tivoli Composite Application Manager: Michelin Tire Corp
IBM Application Performance Management: Mibtree, EatDrinkDeals.com, IT Performance Advisor
IBM API Connect: M2M Technologies Inc.
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 Rational Test Workbench: Financial Insurance Management Corp.
IBM Rational Test Virtualization Server: Sandhata Technologies Ltd., Qantas Airways 
SoapUI Pro: Apple, Cisco, FedEx, eBay, Microsoft, MasterCard, Pfizer, Nike, Oracle, Volvo, Lufthansa, Disney, HP, Intel, U.S. Air Force, Schindler
SmartBear TestComplete: Cisco, J.P. Morgan, Boeing, McAfee, EMC, Intuit, and Thomson Reuters.
Bitbar: Rovio, Paf, Supercell, NITRO Games, Seriously, AVG, Google, Bosch, Yahoo, Microsoft, Yandex, Mozilla, eBay, PayPal, TESCO, Cisco WebEx, Facebook, LinkedIn, skype, Subway
CrossBrowserTesting: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Accenture, Sony, Los Angeles Times, ADP, Verizon, T-Mobile, Wistia
ReadyAPI: Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS)
AlertSite: JetBlue, Payless ShoeSource, Hilton Inc., StubHub, Symantec, Newegg, Sapient, AstraZeneca, Dell, Quest Diagnostics
SmartBear LoadComplete: Falafel Software
LoadUI Pro: Mercedes-Benz, Adobe, Hilton Hotels, The Home Depot
SmartBear ServiceV Pro: Zurich Insurance Group
SwaggerHub: Sonic, Zuora, Woolworths, CrowdFlower
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
28%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Comms Service Provider
9%
Government
6%
Software R&D Company
26%
Financial Services Firm
15%
Manufacturing Company
8%
Comms Service Provider
8%
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