SolarWinds vs VMware

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SolarWinds
Based on 175 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1205 reviews.
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Overview
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.VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. Greene and Rosenblum, who are married, first met while at the University of California, Berkeley.
Sample Customers
SolarWinds NPM: Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds Netflow Traffic Analyzer: Oceaneering International, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, 335th Signal Command, Immofori
SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer: Deakin University, East Lothian Council
Librato: Moz, Stitch Fix, Slack, Nextdoor, Heroku, Mashable
SolarWinds AppOptics: TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager: Elliot Health System
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 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 Network Configuration Manager: United Lincolnshire Hospitals, Air Rarotonga, NetSuite, Thai AirAsia, REA Group, 335th Signal Command, Agilisys, Marine Expeditionary Force
SolarWinds Kiwi CatTools: Delta, Educational Institution, Kalamazoo
SolarWinds Network Automation Manager: Maalem Financing Company, School City of Hammond
SolarWinds MSP Backup & Recovery: Computer Depot, Leading Edge Computers, IT Logic Australia
VMware vRealize Operations (vROps): Science Applications International Corporation, Tribune Media, Heartland Payment Systems, Telkom Indonesia, Columbia Sportswear, iGATE, CSS Corp, Angel Broking, Adira Finance, Hipskind, Beiersdorf Shared Services, Innovate Mas Indonesia, Adobe, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi , Join Experience S.A, Borusan Holdings, Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi
vCenter Configuration Manager: Bank Al Bilad, Thomas-Krenn.AG, Pronto!, Unimed Juiz de Fora
VMware Tanzu GemFire: Southwest Airlines, Indian Railways, GE Power and Water
VMware Postgres: The world’s most versatile open-source database VMware Postgres is open-source PostgreSQL binaries, packaged and commercially supported.
VMware vDPA [EOL]: Ideosity, The Waddington Group, MVS Consulting, Federal Government, Educational Institution
VMware NSX: City of Avondale, Lumeta, Kroll Ontrack, Heartland Payment Systems, Baystate Heallth, Exostar, Tribune Media, iGATE, NTT Communications, Synergent, California Natural Resources Agency, Bloomington Public Schools, Columbia Sportswear, Join Experience S.A, Schuberg Philis
Apteligent: AT&T, Bloomberg, CNN, Experian, Fox, JC Penny, Urban Outfitters, Nokia, Lutron, NASCAR, T-Mobile, Urban Engines, Microsoft, Lego
VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront: Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, Lyft
vRealize Network Insight: NTTi3, VCIX-NV, VMware Networking and Security Business Unit, Illumio, CompuNet
Nyansa: Rooms To Go, Lululemon
vRealize Log Insight: Wildlands Adventure Zoo, Medic Mobile, IBM, Seventy Seven Energy, Baystate Health, Osis, Oxford University, Columbia University, Siemens, Cardinal Health, Ashdod Port, Vasakronan, Sydney Adventist Hospital, University of Derby
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
35%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Government
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Media Company
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Computer Software Company
40%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Media Company
6%
Government
5%
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