IBM vs SolarWinds

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IBM
Based on 1748 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 189 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 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
Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct: HZMO, Bank of Communications
Aspera Managed File Transfer: Gwinnett County Public Schools, Evonik, Voith, BITMARCK, Oracle
Aspera On Demand: Deluxe Digital Studios, BT, The European Space Agency, GigaScience, Groupe AB
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 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 Safer Planet: Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Rochester Police Department
IBM Spectrum Control: Nuance
IBM Spectrum Discover: CEMEX
IBM Storage Insights: Tectrade, Coventry Building Society
SolarWinds Security Event Manager : NetSuite, EasyStreet, Legacy Texas Bank, and Energy Federal Credit Union, to name a few.
Solarwinds Papertrail: Product Hunt
Loggly: Lenovo, Pizza Hut, Care.com, USGA, Citrix, Neustar, Lucidchart, Samsung, Sendgrid, AKQU, Ebates, EA
SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server: Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor: Andr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
SolarWinds AppOptics: TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
Solarwinds Web Performance Monitor: commscope, COCC,
SolarWinds Pingdom: Spotify, MailChimp, Slack, Twitter
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer: GSI Commerce, Liquid Digital Media, ProLogis, Indiana University
SolarWinds Web Help Desk: Instacart
SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor: NetSuite, Youngs Seafood, APS Bank, Sven Meinks
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
30%
Comms Service Provider
17%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Insurance Company
5%
Computer Software Company
27%
Comms Service Provider
20%
Government
9%
Financial Services Firm
5%
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