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IBM Public Cloud vs. Amazon AWS
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Overview
Amazon Web Services, a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon S3. Amazon markets these products as a service to provide large computing-capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.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
Amazon RDS
Edmodo
Amazon SimpleDB
Livemocha
Amazon EMR
Yelp
Amazon Redshift
Liberty Mutual Insurance, 4Cite Marketing, BrandVerity, DNA Plc, Sirocco Systems, Gainsight, Blue 449
AWS Lake Formation
bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
Amazon AWS
Pinterest, General Electric, Pfizer, Netflix, and Nasdaq.
SAP Business One on AWS
Comba Telecom, Exeter Family Friendly, GranBio, Kim Tech Ceong, Wego, Blue Ocean Systems, Whitebox Retail Logistics
SAP Hybris on AWS
Travis Perkins, GE Oil & Gas, Rent-A-Center (RAC)
SAP S4HANA on AWS
Brigade Group, DoHome, Royal FloraHolland
Amazon Lightsail
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon CloudFront
Unilever, Spotify, Pinterest, MLB Advanced Media, Foursquare, PBS, Airbnb, Netflix, WIX, Comcast, Automobili Lamborghini, Rovio, Discovery Communications
AWS Global Accelerator
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
CloudEndure Disaster Recovery
Agio, Cloud Nation, Limelight Networks
Amazon EC2 Container Service
Shippable, Expedia, MyTaxi, Edmiunds.com, Okta, Upserve, Remind, Meteur, Segment, Linden Lab, Prezi, Airtime, 
Amazon EBS (Elastic Block Store)
Bazaar Voice, Crowd Strike, Adobe, Gamevil, Hess, CopperEgg, TotalJobs Group, SuperCell, Dropcam, Unilever
Amazon EFS (Elastic File System)
Arcesium, Atlassian, Seeking Alpha, Zend
Amazon S3 Glacier
King Cpunty, Illumina, Backupify, Nearmap.com, Scribd, Baylor College of Medicine, SoundCloud
Amazon S3
Netflix, Airbnb, Thomson Reuters, Zillow, Alert Logic
Amazon QuickSight
MLB Advanced Media, Infor, HotelBeds, Gemini, Jivochat, Edmunds.com
Amazon API Gateway
Autodesk, Fox Digital Consumer Group, iFlix, UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Miovision, Olympusat, PhotoVogue, Royale International Group, Veracode
AWS Database Migration Service
Veoci, Trimble, Nasdaq, shaadi.com, Hotelbeds, SysAid, Verizon, Expedia, Pega
AWS AppSync
ACBL, Puresec, IDT, ASU, Public Good, cookpad, ALDO, ticketmaster
AWS Data Pipeline
bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
AWS Glue
bp, Cerner, Expedia, Finra, HESS, intuit, Kellog's, Philips, TIME, workday
AWS Blockchain Templates
Guidewire, T-Mobile
Amazon Managed Blockchain
Guardian Life Insurance, MOBI, Nestle, SGX, TrackX, Philips, Sony Music, verizon, workday
Amazon SageMaker
DigitalGlobe, Thomson Reuters Center for AI and Cognitive Computing, Hotels.com, GE Healthcare, Tinder, Intuit
Amazon Comprehend
LexisNexis, Vibes, FINRA, VidMob
AWS Snowball
Wazee Digital, Craftsy, Live Nation, Essess
AWS Snowball Edge
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Kinesis
Zillow, Netflix, Sonos
Amazon MSK
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon MQ
SkipTheDishes, Malmberg, Dealer.com, Bench Accounting
Amazon SQS
EMS, NASA, BMW, Capital One
Amazon SNS
PlayOn! Sports, NASA, Change Healthcare, FCBarcelona
Amazon EventBridge
Hess, Expedia, Kelloggs, Philips, HyperTrack
Amazon Step Functions
Alpha Apps, The Guardian, SGK, Bigfinite
Amazon Chime
century link, vonage
Amazon Aurora
Dow Jones, Arizona State University, Verizon, Capital One, United Nations, Nielsen, Autodesk, Fanduel
Amazon Corretto
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeBuild
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeStar
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodePipeline
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS CodeCommit
Edmunds, Gett, ClicksMob
AWS CodeDeploy
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Amplify Console
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS X-Ray
COMCAST, ConnectWise, skyscanner, AirAsia, cookpad, cimpress, VTEX, zowdow
AWS Auto Scaling
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS IoT Device Management
Trimble, Philips
AWS IoT Things Graph
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS IoT Greengrass
Ecofit, Cradlewise, ADLINK, Docker
AWS IoT Events
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Forecast
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Fraud Detector
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Personalize
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Textract
Cambia, Change Healthcare, ClearDATA
AWS Elemental MediaTailor
Seven West Media
AWS License Manager
Xero, Pearson
AWS Organizations
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Trusted Advisor
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Control Tower
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Well-Architected Tool
CyberAgent, Inc., nClouds
AWS Transfer for SFTP
Myriota, FINRA, Celgene, Kontor New Media, Belong, ThinkCX, BluTV
Amazon ECR
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS PrivateLink
Heroku, Twilio, Autodesk, SigOpt, Aqua, Snowflake
AWS Direct Connect
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Cognito
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Directory Service
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Security Hub
Edmunds, Frame.io, GoDaddy, Realtor.com
AWS Single Sign-On
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Lex
Ryanair, Electronic Caregiver, HubSpot, Capital One
Amazon Polly
GoAnimate, Duolingo, Bandwidth
Amazon Transcribe
Echo360, VidMob, RingDNA, Isentia
AWS Certificate Management
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Data Exchange
Merck, ConvergeHEALTH
Amazon Detective
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon ElastiCache
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Augmented AI
T Mobile, VidMob, Ripcord, NHS BSA
Amazon Rekognition
Influential, Marinus Analytics, Aella Credit, CBS Operations and Engineering
Netezza Analytics
A leading online advertising network
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 ProtectTIER
Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco Gerber
IBM Tivoli CDP for Files
Cyberian Data Protection
IBM Spectrum Protect
CERN, Einstein Healthcare, Nyherji, Allianz Australia, TZM, ABT Online, NCT, Kindred Healthcare Inc., Cobalt Iron, TransGrid, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Cash America, Piedmont Healthcare, RWGV, Arkansas Tech University, British Columbia Institute of Technology
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus
PT Wings Surya, Tectrade, State of Ohio
IBM QRadar
Clients across multiple industries, such as energy, financial, retail, healthcare, government, communications, and education use QRadar.
IBM Rational Build Forge
Cars.com
IBM Rational ClearCase
Atos SE, FEI, STM
IBM Rational System Architect
Wuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS Scheer
IBM solidDB
Iskratel
IBM Db2 Database
Knorr-Bremse, Mizuho Bank Ltd., Australian Government Department of Defence, SCHWENK Zement, Friedhelm Loh Group, YAZAKI Europe Limited, Ekornes ASA, Baldor Electric, VSN Systemen BV, Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC, PLANSEE Group, TE Connectivity, Hansgrohe SE, Openmatics, University of Toronto
IBM Informix
Shaspa, Hildebrand, Kaifa, Ranhill Powertron, Federaci‹ Farmacutica (FedeFarma), Camden Council, The German Aerospace Center (DLR), Myers, Votorantim Group, Doosan Infracore, GreenIvory
IBM SPSS Modeler
Reisebªro Idealtours GmbH, MedeAnalytics, Afni, Israel Electric Corporation, Nedbank Ltd., DigitalGlobe, Vodafone Hungary, Aegon Hungary, Bureau Veritas, Brammer Group, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, InSites Consulting, Fortis Turkey
IBM Watson Studio
GroupM, Accenture, Fifth Third Bank
IBM SPSS Statistics
LDB Group, RightShip, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Capgemini Consulting, TEAC Corporation, Ironside, nViso SA, Razorsight, Si.mobil, University Hospitals of Leicester, CROOZ Inc., GFS Fundraising Solutions, Nedbank Ltd., IDS-TILDA
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 API Connect
M2M Technologies Inc.
IBM DataPower Gateway
RBL Bank, Availity
IBM Cloud Pak for Integration
CVS Health Corporation
IBM MQ
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp Corporation
IBM Event Streams
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 SoftLayer
Whogohost Ltd., Skypicker, Infinity Computers and Communications Company, Grace Co. Ltd., Keyword, Uvionics Tech, Tennis Australia, immixGroup, Salesbox, Cxense ASA, Avnet Inc., Komsomolskaya Pravda, Seekr
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
IBM Disaster Recovery Manager
i-Virtualize, QD, Continuum Managed Services LLC, Royal Arctic Line, Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines, Idwala Industrial Holdings Limited, A-Plant, c.a.r.u.s. Information Technology GmbH Hannover, eASPNet Taiwan Inc., Mobile Mini Inc., TriDatum Solutions Inc., M7 Managed Services Ltd., Hospital de la Concepci‹n
Vision Solutions Double-Take
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Accessor Capital Management, Adventist Health, Alfa Bank, Alphawest Services, Ameristar Casinos, Ambrian Capital PLC
IBM Case Foundation
Suncorp Group Limited
IBM BPM
Barclays, EmeriCon, Banca Popolare di Milano, CST Consulting, KeyBank, KPMG, Prolifics, Sandhata Technologies Ltd., State of Alaska, Humana S.A., Saperion, esciris, Banco Espirito Santo
IBM Business Automation Workflow
Key Bank, Barclays, Control€xpert, MIR Insurance Brokers, Conqord Oil
IBM IMS
Nice Céte d'Azur, Ultra Petroleum, Hudson River HealthCare, SRG Global, The Poseidon Project, The City of Edinburgh Council, PotashCorp, ANZ, OTTO, Mingkang Natregro Health Food Group, NASCO, Apria Healthcare, Folksam
IBM Db2 Event Store
Lightband
IBM OpenPages
Nationwide, Process Innovation AG, OSRAM Licht AG, Dep‹sito Central de Valores (DCV), Delta Lloyd Group, Unum
UrbanCode Deploy
As policy, IBM does not release customer names on non-IBM web sites.  However, public DevOps and UrbanCode Deploy case studies can be found here. IBM's UrbanCode Deploy customers span Small-Medium Businesses to Fortune 500 companies across all industries worldwide.
IBM Public Cloud
Uvionics Tech, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Alpha Modus, Inventive, Web Business Consulting, FindBrok, SilverHook Powerboats, United Way of Allegheny County
IBM Cloud Private
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud
edenor, Ford
IBM Predictive Analytics
Getin Noble Bank S.A., North Pacific Bank Ltd., RightShip, California Franchise Tax Board, Consolidated Communications, Coherent Path Inc., Rossmann Supermarkety Drogeryjne Polska Sp. z o.o., Tennessee Highway Patrol, Banco de Prevision Social, Comptel Corp.
IBM App Connect
United Way of Allegheny County, Saint-Gobain CPS, Ricoh, SunTrust Banks Inc.
IBM Application Integration Suite
UMC Freiburg
IBM Streams
Globo TV, All England Lawn Tennis Club, CenterPoint Energy, Consolidated Communications Holdings, Darwin Ecosystem, Emory University Hospital, ICICI Securities, Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), Living Roads, Mobileum, Optibus, Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), University of Alberta, University of Montana, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Wimbledon 2015
IBM Db2 Warehouse on Cloud
Copenhagen Business School, BPM Northwest, GameStop
IBM Trusteer
Banco Satander
IBM Safer Payments
Borgun
IBM Cloud Identity Service
Baxter Healthcare, 
IBM Cloudant
Pearson, DHL, Adobe, Expedia, Samsung
IBM Db2 on Cloud
Owens-Illinois, KONE Corp., Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue, Canon Europe, Delhaize America, Wimbledon
IBM Blockchain as a Service
Golden State Foods, we.trade, Syniverse
IBM Cloud Video
Airbnb, N3 Results, University of Notre Dame
IBM Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
Dream Payments, American Airlines, FaceMe
IBM Machine Learning
Caixa Geral de Depósitos France, KIST Europe
IBM Watson OpenScale
KPMG
IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service
Think Research, Eurobits Technologies
IBM Security Access Manager
POST Luxembourg
IBM Cloud Container Registry
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Assistant
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Text To Speech
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Watson Speech To Text
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Cloud Certificate Manager
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
IBM Data Asset eXchange
American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits
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Computer Software Company
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Comms Service Provider
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Media Company
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Financial Services Firm
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Computer Software Company
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Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
6%
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