IBM vs SolarWinds

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IBM
Based on 1288 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 138 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.SolarWinds Inc. develops enterprise information technology infrastructure management software for IT professionals. In 2007, SolarWinds raised funding from Austin Ventures, Bain Capital and Insight Venture Partners. SolarWinds completed its initial public offering of $112.5 million in 2009. In 2012, SolarWinds' total revenue reached $269 million. In June 2014, the company purchased the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom.
Sample Customers
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 QRadar: Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
IBM Security Network IPS: Equifax, Christian Hospital Centre
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager: Michelin Tire Corp
IBM Application Performance Management: Mibtree, EatDrinkDeals.com, IT Performance Advisor
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 InfoSphere Optim: Durham Police Department, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., Continental, KCE Electronics Public Company Limited, The University of Adelaide, Migros Zurich, COPROB
IBM Tivoli Network Manager: immixGroup, Yamato Financial Co. Ltd., United Rentals, Komsomolskaya Pravda, i-Virtualize, Alpha Modus, CLOUD M, Apptimate AB, Senet Inc., Redexis Gas, Cablevision, Zumidian, pixx.io GmbH
IBM Spectrum Control: Nuance
IBM Spectrum Discover: CEMEX
SolarWinds LEM: NetSuite, EasyStreet, Legacy Texas Bank, and Energy Federal Credit Union, to name a few.
SolarWinds MSP Threat Monitor: Managed Service Providers, Managed Security Service Provider, IT Pros
SolarWinds Network Device Monitor: Air Rarotonga
SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager: United Lincolnshire Hospitals, Air Rarotonga, NetSuite, Thai AirAsia, REA Group, 335th Signal Command, Agilisys, Marine Expeditionary Force
Solarwinds Papertrail: Product Hunt
SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server: Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
SolarWinds TraceView: Hubsport, The Weather Channel, Recurly, mapmyfitness
SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor: Andr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
Solarwinds Web Performance Monitor: commscope, COCC,
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer: GSI Commerce, Liquid Digital Media, ProLogis, Indiana University
SolarWinds Web Help Desk: Instacart
SolarWinds MSP Manager: Longleaf Systems, ITproMedia, Choice Technology, Halski Systems, Allixo Technologies, Nettech, Concept Technology
SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor: NetSuite, Youngs Seafood, APS Bank, Sven Meinks
SolarWinds MSP Backup & Recovery: Computer Depot, Leading Edge Computers, IT Logic Australia
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Software R&D Company
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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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Manufacturing Company
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Financial Services Firm
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