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BMC vs SolarWinds

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BMC
Based on 254 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 218 reviews.
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Overview
BMC Software, Inc. is an American company specializing in business service management software. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, BMC develops, markets and sells software used for multiple functions, including IT service management, data center automation, performance management, virtualization lifecycle management and cloud computing management. The name "BMC" is taken from the surnames of its three founders Scott Boulette, John Moores, and Dan Cloer.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
BMC TrueSight Operations Management
Ensono, Transamerica, Boston Scientific, Park Place Technologies, inContact, TD Ameritrade, PNC Bank
BMC Middleware Management
University of California, Leeds City Council, SAP
BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management
JDA Software, Morningstar, Orange Business Services, Wipro
BMC Helix ITSM
Brookfield, HealthSouth Corporation, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Mercator, SAP, Stanford University
BMC FootPrints Service Core
Cast & Crew
BMC Numara
Airline Tariff Publishing Co, DHHS
BMC TrueSight Server Automation
State of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAP
BMC TrueSight Network Automation
SAP
BMC Control-M Managed File Transfer
British Sky Broadcasting
Control-M
CARFAX, Tampa General Hospital, Navistar, Amadeus, Raymond James, Railinc
BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS
Airline Tariff Publishing Co (ATPCO), AtTask, MetaScale
BMC TrueSight Vulnerability Management
Online Business Systems
SolarWinds NPM
Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds AppOptics
TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor
Andr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
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 Kiwi CatTools
Delta, Educational Institution, Kalamazoo
SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager
United Lincolnshire Hospitals, Air Rarotonga, NetSuite, Thai AirAsia, REA Group, 335th Signal Command, Agilisys, Marine Expeditionary Force
SolarWinds Network Automation Manager
Maalem Financing Company, School City of Hammond
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
37%
Comms Service Provider
13%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Government
6%
Computer Software Company
26%
Comms Service Provider
21%
Government
9%
Financial Services Firm
5%
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