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Broadcom vs F5

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Broadcom
Based on 2053 reviews.
F5
Based on 216 reviews.
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Overview
Broadcom Corporation is an American fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California. Broadcom was founded by a professor-student pair Henry Samueli and Henry T. Nicholas III from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. In 1995, the company moved from its Westwood, Los Angeles, office to Irvine, California. In 1998, Broadcom became a public company on the NASDAQ exchange and now employs approximately 11,750 people worldwide in more than 15 countries.
F5 Networks, Inc. is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide.
Sample Customers
Symantec Proxy
Jefferies
Broadcom MACH5
State Bank of India, Coty, Intellinet, Hill International
Broadcom Payment Security
Eurocard
Broadcom Merchant Risk Analytics
Westchester County, First Horizon, Intellinet, Invercap
Broadcom EMV 3-D Secure (3DS)
Budapest Bank, M&T Bank, Alaska Airlines
Symantec Siteminder
British Telecom, CoreBlox, DBS, HMS, Itera ASA and Simeo
Symantec Secure Access Cloud
NEX, AIG, Fiverr, Upwork
Symantec VIP Access Manager
Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
CA Process Automation
Unum, HCL Technologies, Logicalis
Runscope
Twilio, Microsoft, Adobe, Okta, Tesco, Charter Communications
F5 Shape Security
Wells Fargo, Loblaw, JetBlue, Zoosk
F5 Advanced WAF
MAXIMUS, Vivo, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office, City Bank
F5 Silverline Managed Services
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM)
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
19%
Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Government
7%
Comms Service Provider
27%
Computer Software Company
18%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Government
6%
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