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Cisco
Based on 2150 reviews.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Based on 1365 reviews.
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Overview
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and it supports, manages and operates business systems for various and major third parties. Cisco Systems was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science (CS) department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.
The Hewlett-Packard Company is an American global information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It develops and provides a wide variety of hardware components as well as software and related services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by William "Bill" Redington Hewlett and David "Dave" Packard starting with a line of electronic test equipment. HP was the world's leading PC manufacturer from 2007 to Q2 2013, after which Lenovo remained ranked ahead of HP. It specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise and industry standard servers, related storage devices, networking products, software and a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. HP markets its products to households, small- to medium-sized businesses and enterprises directly as well as via online distribution, consumer-electronics and office-supply retailers, software partners and major technology vendors. HP also has services and consulting business around its products and partner products.
Sample Customers
Cisco Piston Enterprise OS
Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cisco CloudCenter
NTT, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), CollabNet, Pratt & Miller, PZFlex
Cisco UCS Director
Entel, Data#3, Cegal, NESIC, LightEdge
Cisco Intersight
EXMAR, RapidScale
Cisco UCS B-Series
Aegean Motorway, Anilana Hotels and Resorts, Anonymous Banking Group, Artoni Transporti, Bellevue, BH Telecom, Bowling Green State University, Children's Hospital Colorado, City of Biel, Dimension Data, Dualtec Cloud Builders, Hertz, Houston Methodist, Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co.KG, Outscale, Sony Corporation, Talbots
Cisco UCS E-Series Servers
Navaho,  MiroNet AG, Columbia Sportswear
Cisco ASA Firewall
There are more than one million Adaptive Security Appliances deployed globally. Top customers include First American Financial Corp., Genzyme, Frankfurt Airport, Hansgrohe SE, Rio Olympics, The French Laundry, Rackspace, and City of Tomorrow.
Cisco Firepower NGFW Firewall
Rackspace, The French Laundry, Downer Group, Lewisville School District, Shawnee Mission School District, Lower Austria Firefighters Administration, Oxford Hospital, SugarCreek, Westfield
Cisco IOS Security
Arup Group, Brunel University London, City of Biel, Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, K&L Gates , New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Offshore Northern Seas, Transplace
Cisco Catalyst Switches
Afni, Anilana Hotels and Resorts, Baylor Scott & White Health, Beachbody, Bellevue, Del Papa Distributing, Explorer Pipeline, Mindtree, Omaha World Herald, Radio 538, Sony Corporation, Telecom Italia, Telenor Arena
Cisco FabricPath
Bellevue, Calligaris, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Management Science Associates, Multi-Customer, Oediv, Roper St. Francis, SNAM
Cisco Nexus
Advanced Medical Transport, Banco de Guayaquil, Baylor Scott & White Health, BH Telecom, Bowling Green State University, Calligaris, Children's Hospital Colorado, City of Biel, Del Papa Distributing, Department of Justice, Dimension Data, Dualtec Cloud Builders, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), Hertz, K&L Gates , LightEdge, Lone Star College System, Management Science Associates, Mindtree, NBC Olympics, Quest, Sony Corporation, The Department of Education in Western Australia, Valley Proteins
Cisco Communications Outsourcing
Allied Irish Banks, Came Group, Erickson Living, IDEALondon, Instituto Zaldivar, London Hydro, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Park Nicollet, Pentana Solutions Australia, Portugal Ministry, Raiffeisen Bank
Cisco Enterprise Routers
Aegean Motorway, Boingo, Chartwell School, Children's Hospital of Orange County , Department of Justice, Explorer Pipeline, Linz AG, National Rugby League, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Telecom Italia, Transwestern
Cisco Cloud Services Router
Under Armour, HealthSparq, Adobe
Cisco Ethernet Switches
Linz AG
Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches
Linz AG
Meraki MS Switches
Cisco Live Milan, Hyatt
Cisco Wireless WAN
Aegean Motorway, Baylor Scott & White Health, Beachbody, Bellevue, Brunel University London, Bucks County Intermediate Unit , Chartwell School, Children's Hospital Colorado, Cisco Live Milan, City of Biel, City of Mississauga, Dundee Precious Metals, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Erickson Living, Goldcorp, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS)
Cisco MDS Series
National Rugby League
Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
Advanced Medical Transport, Aegean Motorway, Anilana Hotels and Resorts, Artoni Transporti, BH Telecom, Bowling Green State University, City of Mississauga, Dualtec Cloud Builders, Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), Kind en Gezin, Kuwait Petroleum Italia, Nationwide, Quest, Talbots, University of St. Gallen
Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series
BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Ready Pac Foods, Bryant University, Bellevue Group, KPIT Technologies, City Harvest
Meraki SD-WAN
École Jeannine Manuel
Cisco UCS Manager
Management Science Associates, Peak 10, Virtual Consulting Professionals
Cisco Container Platform
Clemson University
Cisco Prime
Mohawk Industries, Universidad EAFIT, Halton Healthcare
HPE ProCurve
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School, DY 4 Systems, EdgeWing, Edmonton Public Schools District, Halton Catholic District School Board, Hartwick College, Hatch Associates, Huntingdon College, Roseville Joint Union High School District, Saddleback Valley Unified School District, One Superior Place
HPE BladeSystem
EMIS Health
HPE Integrity
Home Credit Bank
HPE Integrity NonStop
Pella, Octo Telematics
HPE Superdome X
Pella
HPE NonStop
Bankart, Capital Securities Corporation
HPE Synergy
HudsonAlpha, Virgin Media, EMIS, United
HPE SN6000
Damm, Bank Simpanan Nasional, Weta Digital
HPE Wireless WAN
Bell Canada
3Com H3C Firewalls
Distinctive Software Solutions
HPE Enterprise Routers
Transdanubian Regional Waterworks Corporation (DRV)
HPE Ethernet Switches
Emirates Palace Hotel
3Com H3C Switches
British Columbia Assessment Authority, DreamWorks, DRV
HPE Eucalyptus
Mosaik Solutions, Nava Solutions
Cloud Cruiser
Enterprises mid-to-large across any vertical. Microsoft, HP and Cisco are all partners in addition to customers.
HPE OneSphere
Land O’Lakes
HPE Communications Outsourcing
Avea, Vodacom, NBrIX, Bajaj Allianz, SharePoint
HPE A-Series
SEED Infotech, Weta Digital, BlueShore Financial
HPE SimpliVity
Red Bull Racing, Mandarin Oriental, Brigham Young University, UCLA, Merlin Entertainments, Sasa Cosmetics, Travelport, St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Princess House
HPE Hyper Converged
North Lindsey College, FireWhat?, HudsonAlpha
HPE ProLiant DL Servers
AmeriPride Services, iSource, Bolagsverket, BlueShore Financial, British Columbia Assessment Authority, National Stock Exchange, Cardlytics
HPE Apollo
Weta Digital
HPE Moonshot
iSource, Cerise Group, Panasonic
HPE SDN
UBM Tech, The Via Group
HPE OneView
Asante, ITS Nordics, Columbus Communications, Mansfield Oil
HPE StoreVirtual
NBrIX, WIND Telecom, Netrics
HPE GreenLake
Capgemini Finland Infrastructure Services, Sogeti BeLux, Accenture
HPE Ezmeral Container Platform
data iku, StreamSets, unravel
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
32%
Computer Software Company
20%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
4%
Comms Service Provider
29%
Computer Software Company
23%
Government
7%
Manufacturing Company
5%
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