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IBM vs Riverbed

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IBM
Based on 2458 reviews.
Riverbed
Based on 75 reviews.
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Overview
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.
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
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager
Michelin Tire Corp
IBM Application Performance Management
Mibtree, EatDrinkDeals.com, IT Performance Advisor
IBM Tivoli Network Manager
immixGroup, Yamato Financial Co. Ltd., United Rentals, Komsomolskaya Pravda, i-Virtualize, Alpha Modus, CLOUD M, Apptimate AB, Senet Inc., Redexis Gas, Cablevision, Zumidian, pixx.io GmbH
IBM SevOne Network Performance Management (NPM)
ATOS, Devereux, Spark New Zealand, Access4, Rogers Communication, Lumen (formerly known as CenturyLink)
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
Comms Service Provider
21%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Government
6%
Computer Software Company
20%
Comms Service Provider
19%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
9%
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