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Cisco
Based on 1846 reviews.
IBM
Based on 1964 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.International Business Machines Corporation is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. The company originated in 1911 as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company through a merger of the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company.
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 Sourcefire SNORT
CareCore, City of Biel, Dimension Data, LightEdge, Lone Star College System, National Rugby League, Port Aventura, Smart City Networks, Telecom Italia, The Department of Education in Western Australia
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 Stealthwatch Cloud
Options, Schneider Electric, Washington University in St Louis, Gotcha, Kraft Kennedy, PartnerRe, Sumologic, Veterans United, AFGE, Agraform, Artesys, Dynamic Ideas Financials, Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics
Transplace
Cisco NGIPS
American Electric Power, Huntington Bank, Keycorp, Nationwide, Transunion, Marriott, Inova Health, Ford, Thomson Reuters, Dow Chemical, Equifax, Chevron, Walmart, Coca Cola
Webex
Seagate Technology, Kohn Pedersen Fox, World Vision International, Glen Raven, University of Notre Dame, CEV Multimedia, The Food Group, LUMEDX, California Baptist University, and Georgetown University Law Center.
Cisco TelePresence
Afni, AGCO, Bellevue, Came Group, Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's), Del Papa Distributing, Instituto Zaldivar, ING Bank, Moffitt Cancer Center, Park Nicollet, Pentana Solutions Australia, San Jose State University, Sub-Zero Wolf, Transwestern and Metropolis Investment Holdings, Vital Images
Cisco Meeting Server
Starz
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 Ethernet Switches
Linz AG
Cisco Linksys Ethernet Switches
Linz AG
Meraki MS Switches
Cisco Live Milan, Hyatt
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
MST, Molina Healthcare, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Arup, New South Wales Rural FireService
Cisco IOS SSL VPN
MST Systems
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
Meraki SD-WAN
École Jeannine Manuel
Jasper Platform
ABB Robotics, Telular, Vivint, Garmin, Cantaloupe Systems, ShotSpotter, Ford, Heineken, Verifone, Boston Scientific
Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM)
Hafen Hamburg & Empire Riverside Hotel, Eastview Church, Tourism Holdings, Colegio Sagrada Familia Hijas de Jesús, Tommy Bahama's, Canadian School Mexico, Rosebank College
Meraki Location Analytics
Ladbrokes, Neinver, Westwind School Division, The Salvation Army, Queensland Airports Limited
MindMeld
Samsung, Intel, Telefonica, IDG, Spotify, Liberty Global
Cisco Prime
Mohawk Industries, Universidad EAFIT, Halton Healthcare
Cisco Threat Grid
Center for Internet Security (CIS), ADP
IBM Spectrum Computing
London South Bank University, Transvalor, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Genomic
IBM Service Delivery Manager
Whogohost Ltd., Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Outokumpu, Salesbox, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr, CLOUD M, CenterPoint Energy, Apptimate AB, WeCloud AB, Earth Signal, DSB Consulting, Inventive, SKIData AG
IBM Multicloud Manager
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits, Active International, Bison, Contextor, Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf, Creval, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FaceMe, FacePhi, Fitzsoft, Fuga Technologies, Guardio, Honeywell, Japanese airline, Jenzabar, KONE
IBM Cloud App Management
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits, Active International, Bison, Contextor, Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf, Creval, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FaceMe, FacePhi, Fitzsoft, Fuga Technologies, Guardio, Honeywell, Japanese airline, Jenzabar, KONE
IBM SAN24B-4 Express
ADP, McKesson Technology Solutions, Migros Zurich, Mars Incorporated, Grupo Hefame, Williams-Sonoma
IBM SAN32B-E4
Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche S.p.A., L'Or_al S.A., Vaasan Oy, IBM Systems and Technology Group, Odin
IBM SAN384B
Tabicel, Sanmarco Informatica, National Institutes of Health, Chapman University, Baldor Electric, University of New Brunswick, Harim Group Corp.
IBM SAN40B-4
Cosan, EF Education First, Intesa Sanpaolo Assicura S.p.A., Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, American National Bank
IBM SAN48B-5
CERN, Bigcommerce, Connect2Cloud, Genius Inside, Performance Buildings AG
IBM SAN768B
Einstein Healthcare, Hansgrohe SE, Yaap Digital Services
IBM SAN80B-4
City of Joensuu, Six Flags Entertainment, VolkerHighways, Front-Safe A/S, DLF Ltd., Clinica Las Condes
IBM Security Network IPS
Equifax, Christian Hospital Centre
IBM Tivoli NetCool
Claranet, Consolidated Communications, Telus, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Telekom Srbija, Bendigo Community Telco, Capgemini, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB)
IBM BNT
King's College London
IBM Cognos
More than 23,000 leading organizations across multiple industries use Cognos. Some examples of Cognos customers include BMW Financial Services, Quinte Health Care, Troy Corporation, Michigan State University, and GKN Land System.
IBM Safer Planet
Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Rochester Police Department
Rackswitch
Altus IT, SL-Rasch, COMAS, Balluff GmbH, CANCOM IT Solutions, Kings College London
IBM Global Technology Services
Celero, Focus Inc., Australian Government Department of Defence, Pioneer Corp., Comptel Corp., iLex Systems Zrt., KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc., TTE Europe GmbH, Sembcorp Industries Ltd., WIS Internet Inc., eASPNet Taiwan Inc., Spruce Computer Systems Inc., Revorg S.r.l., INDEXtech, EXPLAN consulting S.r.l., ABN AMRO
IBM MaaS360
Bancroft, Garuda Indonesia
IBM SDN
Sin Chew Media, Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
IBM Public Cloud
Uvionics Tech, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Alpha Modus, Inventive, Web Business Consulting, FindBrok, SilverHook Powerboats, United Way of Allegheny County
IBM Spectrum Accelerate
Silverpop
IBM Spectrum Virtualize
Pelephone, Sprint IT Enterprise Services
IBM Cloud Video
Airbnb, N3 Results, University of Notre Dame
IBM Power Systems
Cipher
IBM Machine Learning
Caixa Geral de Depósitos France, KIST Europe
IBM Watson OpenScale
KPMG
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Comms Service Provider
32%
Computer Software Company
21%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
4%
Computer Software Company
28%
Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
6%
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