IBM vs Western Digital

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IBM
Based on 1232 reviews.
Western Digital
Based on 14 reviews.
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.Western Digital Corporation is one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. Western Digital Corporation has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became a speciality semiconductor maker, with start-up capital provided by several individual investors and industrial giant Emerson Electric Company. Around July 1971, it adopted its current name and soon introduced its first product, the WD1402A UART.
Sample Customers
IBM SSD: Benefit, Employment and Support Services Division, State of Hawaii, INTERSPORT
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 Storwize: IP-Only AB, Start Quimica, Informatica El Corte Ingles, Fujikura, Royal Carribean Cruises, Agence France-Presse, University of Pittsburgh, Pelephone
IntelliFlash: Bank of Stockton, Barnsley College, Boyes Turner, Brigham Young University
SanDisk InfiniFlash System: Nexenta
Fusion-io: Cassandra, MongoDB, REDIS, GigaSpaces XAP
SanDisk SSD: CloudByte, ScaleMatrix
Western Digital SSD: Big Success
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