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IBM vs SolarWinds

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IBM
Based on 2457 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 264 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.
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
IBM SevOne Network Performance Management (NPM)
ATOS, Devereux, Spark New Zealand, Access4, Rogers Communication, Lumen (formerly known as CenturyLink)
IBM QRadar
Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
IBM Security Network IPS
Equifax, Christian Hospital Centre
Sterling Commerce Connect:Direct
HZMO, Bank of Communications
Aspera Managed File Transfer
Gwinnett County Public Schools, Evonik, Voith, BITMARCK, Oracle
Aspera On Demand
Deluxe Digital Studios, BT, The European Space Agency, GigaScience, Groupe AB
IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT
Migros Zurich, Tyr_ns AB, Port Otago Limited, BTC, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., AIG, Swedish Match, DTE Energy
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager
Michelin Tire Corp
IBM Application Performance Management
Mibtree, EatDrinkDeals.com, IT Performance Advisor
IBM Tivoli NetCool
Claranet, Consolidated Communications, Telus, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Telekom Srbija, Bendigo Community Telco, Capgemini, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB)
IBM SmartCloud Control Desk
St Vincent's Health Australia, Kalibrate Pty. Ltd., Cognizant Technology
IBM InfoSphere Optim
Durham Police Department, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., Continental, KCE Electronics Public Company Limited, The University of Adelaide, Migros Zurich, COPROB
IBM Turbonomic
J.B. Hunt, BBC, The Capita Group, SulAmerica, Rabobank, PROS, ThinkON, O.C. Tanner Co.
IBM Safer Planet
Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Rochester Police Department
IBM Spectrum Control
Nuance
IBM Spectrum Discover
CEMEX
IBM Storage Insights
Tectrade, Coventry Building Society
SolarWinds NPM
Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds Network Device Monitor
Air Rarotonga
SolarWinds AppOptics
TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
SolarWinds Security Event Manager
NetSuite, EasyStreet, Legacy Texas Bank, and Energy Federal Credit Union, to name a few.
Samanage
SXSW, PRA Group, Fandango, Inteva Products, Amherst College, Tensator
SolarWinds Web Help Desk
Instacart
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager
Elliot Health System
Solarwinds Papertrail
Product Hunt
Loggly
Lenovo, Pizza Hut, Care.com, USGA, Citrix, Neustar, Lucidchart, Samsung, Sendgrid, AKQU, Ebates, EA
SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server
Holy Cross Energy, West Texas A&M University, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company
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
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
21%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Government
6%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Computer Software Company
18%
Government
10%
Financial Services Firm
6%
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