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Broadcom vs SolarWinds

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Broadcom
Based on 2054 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 264 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.
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
DX Spectrum
National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
CA NetMaster Network Management
Tieto
Broadcom Network Flow Analysis
Empowered, BCBST
CA NetMaster Network Automation
Tieto
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
CA Unified Communications Monitor
BBVA Compass
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
Symantec Server Management Suite
Amway (China) Co. Ltd., Barnabas Health, Cabela's Inc., College of Science, Technology, and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT), Comparex, DHL Hub Leipzig GmbH, GaVI GmbH, Helvetia Versicherungen, Kwizda Holdings GmbH, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., Ningbo Municipal Yinzhou District No.2 Hospital, Shanghai Pudong International Container Terminals Co. Ltd., Travelport, University of Oxford
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
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
CA Asset Portfolio Management
First Horizon National Corporation, Logicalis, Racing and Wagering Western Australia
CA MICS Resource Management
Sky, FTA, Algar, L'Oreal
Clarity SM
Banco G&T Continental City of Perth, FEMSA, Fujitsu, Manpower, Muslim Commercial Bank - MCB, Punjab National Bank, Santa Clara County Social Services, Stefanini
CA Database Management for DB2 for zOS
Blue Hill Data Services
CA Datacom
Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
CA IDMS
Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
CA Database Administration Suite for z/OS
Clarity-IQ, Neovera
CA Mainframe Configuration Manager
State of Oregon, Greenchoice, Manheim, University of Verona, First Horizon
CA Vantage Storage Resource Manager
Sky, TravelPort, First Horizon, Hill International
CA 1 Tape Management
TravelPort, AlphaServe, Rogers Communication
CA Allocate DASD Space and Placement
Tieto
Broadcom Storage Management for Mainframe
Blue Hill, AlphaServe, InnovaPost
CA Vantage Storage Resource Manager (CA Vantage)
Sky, Travelport, Manheim, Hill International
CA Vtape Virtual Tape System (CA Vtape)
Ausnet, Qualica, Fidelity National, Telco
CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS)
State of Oregon, Rogers Communication, Vodafone Turkey, State of Nebraska, Sky
Symantec Patch Management Solution
Adventist Health
CA XCOM Data Transport
Greenchoice, R+V Versicherung, Italian Interior Ministry, Vodafone Turkey
CA NetMaster File Transfer Management
Hill International, SAIF, Travelport, Sky
SolarWinds NPM
Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds Network Device Monitor
Air Rarotonga
SolarWinds AppOptics
TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
Samanage
SXSW, PRA Group, Fandango, Inteva Products, Amherst College, Tensator
SolarWinds Web Help Desk
Instacart
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 Storage Resource Monitor
NetSuite, Youngs Seafood, APS Bank, Sven Meinks
SolarWinds Patch Manager
University of San Diego
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
19%
Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Government
7%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Computer Software Company
18%
Government
10%
Financial Services Firm
6%
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