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Broadcom vs Riverbed

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Broadcom
Based on 2054 reviews.
Riverbed
Based on 75 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.
Riverbed Technology, Inc. is an American company founded in 2002 with the goal of reducing the latency and bandwidth constraints in delivering applications via wide area networks to multiple locations across long distances. Riverbed is known primarily for pioneering WAN Optimization with Riverbed SteelHead, which first shipped in 2004 and continues to lead the market with over 50% market share. As information technology has evolved over the past decade and begun to move to the cloud, Riverbed has also evolved: Businesses increasingly rely on applications and data that run both in on-premises data centers as well as in the cloud, delivered to users over a mix of private networks and public networks. This is the hybrid enterprise, and Riverbed offers a platform to give enterprises visibility to deliver, control, and optimize IT resources across this hybrid enterprise.
Sample Customers
Symantec Proxy
Jefferies
Broadcom MACH5
State Bank of India, Coty, Intellinet, Hill International
AppNeta
Ebay, Citrix, National Instruments, Marriott, AT&T, Bon-Ton, McDonald's, Netflix, PayPal, Uber, QAD
DX Unified Infrastructure Management
CBNCloud, IIJ Global Singapore, AT&S, AXSOS, Aozora Bank, HCL Technologies, IntelliNet, Securex
DX Spectrum
National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
CA Unified Communications Monitor
BBVA Compass
Broadcom Network Flow Analysis
Empowered, BCBST
DX Performance Management
Jack Henry & Assoc, Target, CenturyLink, Bell Canada, BrightHouse Networks, Telus, Unisys, Verizon, Southern California Edison, GEICO, Fidelity Investments, Wells Fargo, American Family Insurance Group, Deutsche Telekom AG 
DX Virtual Network Assurance
Cetip, Hill International, AusNet, TIM Brasil
DX NetOps
Fujitsu
Broadcom DX Application Performance Management
Lexmark, Intermountain Healthcare, National Australia Bank, BBVA Compass Bank, Innovapost, Dansk Supermarked Group, U.S. Cellular, Orange, Cetip
CA App Synthetic Monitor
Lexmark
DX SaaS
CNN
CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management
NIIT Technologies, Cetip Safeguards
Steelhead
ElAraby, SFK Leblanc, Bobst Group, Northwest Pipe Company, Halkbank, Tradebridge, EFG Hermes
Alluvio AppResponse
N11.com, OneMain Financial, China Bank, Halkbank, Kaust
Alluvio Aternity
Maersk, SwissRe, Travis Perkins, Michelin, National Instruments, Simmons & Simmons, Lighthouse Guild
Alluvio NetProfiler
Lathrop & Gage, Australian State Government Agency, BDO Canada LLP
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
19%
Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Government
7%
Computer Software Company
20%
Comms Service Provider
19%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
9%
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