Symantec vs VMware

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Symantec
Based on 121 reviews.
VMware
Based on 1066 reviews.
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Overview
Symantec Corporation is an American technology company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. The company produces software for security, storage, backup and availability - and offers professional services to support its software. Netcraft asseses Symantec as the most-used certification authority. Symantec is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 stock-market index.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
Symantec Asset Management Suite: Amway (China) Co. Ltd., Barnabas Health, Cabela's Inc., Carrington Holding Company, Comparex, ForceTEC Co. Ltd., Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hutchison Whampoa (China) Commerce Limited, Johnson County Community College, Molina Healthcare Inc., Office of the Senator for Education and Science, Pima Community College, TIVIT, Travelport
Symantec IT Management Suite: State of Oklahoma
VMware Service Manager: Seventy Seven Energy Inc., Symantec, KBC, Vodafone, Region Hovedstaden, Bank Audi, Hewlett-Packard, BT Global Services, Edogawa City Council, HDFC Bank Limited, Bank Al Bilad, ABN AMRO N.V. Singapore, Savvis, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, SAP AG, Fundaments, T-Systems
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
vRealize Network Insight: NTTi3, VCIX-NV, VMware Networking and Security Business Unit, Illumio, CompuNet
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Software R&D Company
26%
Comms Service Provider
13%
Financial Services Firm
9%
Government
6%
Software R&D Company
31%
Comms Service Provider
13%
Manufacturing Company
6%
Retailer
6%
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