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Apache
Based on 297 reviews.
Red Hat
Based on 227 reviews.
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Overview
The Apache HTTP Server, colloquially called Apache, is the world's most widely used web server software. Originally based on the NCSA HTTPd server, development of Apache began in early 1995 after work on the NCSA code stalled. Apache played a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web, Apache is developed and maintained by an open community of developers under the auspices of the Apache Software Foundation. Most commonly used on a Unix-like system, the software is available for a wide variety of operating systems, besides Unix and GNU+Linux, including eComStation, Microsoft Windows, NetWare, OpenVMS, OS/2, and TPF. Released under the Apache License, Apache is free and open-source software.
Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community. Founded in 1993, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, with satellite offices worldwide. Red Hat has become associated to a large extent with its enterprise operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux and with the acquisition of open-source enterprise middleware vendor JBoss. Red Hat also offers Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, an enterprise virtualization product. Red Hat provides storage, operating system platforms, middleware, applications, management products, and support, training, and consulting services.
Sample Customers
CloudStack
GreenQloud, Exoscale, TomTom, ASG, PC Extreme, ISWest, Grid'5000
Tomcat
Walmart.com, The Weather Channel, E*Trade, Delta Virtual Airlines, General Motors, AppFuse, Bonhams, CardinalHealth, CarGurus.com, FarmDirectory.org, Millenium Pharmaceuticals, RecipeLand.com, WebShots, QuickCreative.net, MyOtherDrive
Apache Web Server
Cisco, Intuit, General Electric, Adobe, VMware, PayPal, HP, EMC, eBay, Apple, SAP, Qualcomm, SanDisk, Allstate, FedEx
Accumulo
Twitter, Slack, Kaidee, CarGurus, Evernote, Medallia
Cassandra
Apple, BazaarVoice, Best Buy, eBay, Netflix
CouchDB
Verizon, Dimagi Inc., Apple, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Perspecta
Apache HBase
Bloomberg, Wells Fargo, Apple, Capital One, NVIDIA
ActiveMQ
University of Washington, Daugherty Systems, CSC, STG Technologies, Inc. 
Apache Kafka
Uber, Netflix, Activision, Spotify, Slack, Pinterest
Apache Airflow
Agari, WePay, Astronomer
Red Hat Polymita Business Suite
Bayer, Grupo Televisa, RCBC, Peavey
JBoss
Tata Sky, Nissan, Swedish Board of Agriculture, Novamedia, American Product Distributors, Advanced Micro Devices, Emirates Group, E*TRADE
JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
APD, Banco Azteca, Roche, Tata Sky, Frost Bank
JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform
ANSES, Mazda Austria
Red Hat AMQ
E*TRADE, CERN, CenturyLink, AECOM, Sabre Holdings
Red Hat JBoss A-MQ for xPaaS
E*TRADE, CERN, CenturyLink, AECOM, Sabre Holdings
Red Hat CloudForms
Cox Automotive, Penn State, FICO, G-ABLE, Seneca College, ITandTEL, The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS), MyRepublic, Macquarie, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, CBTS, Network Data Solutions (NDS)
Red Hat Data Grid
TTTECH, Thai bank
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
22%
Computer Software Company
18%
Financial Services Firm
15%
Manufacturing Company
4%
Comms Service Provider
25%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
12%
Government
7%
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