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Broadcom
Based on 1936 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 214 reviews.
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SolarWinds NPM vs. DX Spectrum
Updated: November 2021
Overview
Broadcom Corporation is an American fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California. Broadcom was founded by a professor-student pair Henry Samueli and Henry T. Nicholas III from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. In 1995, the company moved from its Westwood, Los Angeles, office to Irvine, California. In 1998, Broadcom became a public company on the NASDAQ exchange and now employs approximately 11,750 people worldwide in more than 15 countries.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
DX Spectrum: National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
CA NetMaster Network Management: Tieto
Broadcom Network Flow Analysis: Empowered, BCBST
CA NetMaster Network Automation: Tieto
DX Infrastructure Manager: CBNCloud, IIJ Global Singapore, AT&S, AXSOS, Aozora Bank, HCL Technologies, IntelliNet, Securex
CA Unified Communications Monitor: BBVA Compass
DX Performance Management: Jack Henry & Assoc, Target, CenturyLink, Bell Canada, BrightHouse Networks, Telus, Unisys, Verizon, Southern California Edison, GEICO, Fidelity Investments, Wells Fargo, American Family Insurance Group, Deutsche Telekom AG 
DX Virtual Network Assurance: Cetip, Hill International, AusNet, TIM Brasil
DX NetOps: Fujitsu
Symantec Server Management Suite: Amway (China) Co. Ltd., Barnabas Health, Cabela's Inc., College of Science, Technology, and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT), Comparex, DHL Hub Leipzig GmbH, GaVI GmbH, Helvetia Versicherungen, Kwizda Holdings GmbH, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., Ningbo Municipal Yinzhou District No.2 Hospital, Shanghai Pudong International Container Terminals Co. Ltd., Travelport, University of Oxford
Broadcom DX Application Performance Management: Lexmark, Intermountain Healthcare, National Australia Bank, BBVA Compass Bank, Innovapost, Dansk Supermarked Group, U.S. Cellular, Orange, Cetip
CA App Synthetic Monitor: Lexmark
DX SaaS: CNN
CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management: NIIT Technologies, Cetip Safeguards
Clarity SM: Banco G&T Continental City of Perth, FEMSA, Fujitsu, Manpower, Muslim Commercial Bank - MCB, Punjab National Bank, Santa Clara County Social Services, Stefanini
CA Database Management for DB2 for zOS: Blue Hill Data Services
CA Datacom: Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
CA IDMS: Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
CA Database Administration Suite for z/OS: Clarity-IQ, Neovera
CA Mainframe Configuration Manager: State of Oregon, Greenchoice, Manheim, University of Verona, First Horizon
CA Vantage Storage Resource Manager: Sky, TravelPort, First Horizon, Hill International
CA 1 Tape Management: TravelPort, AlphaServe, Rogers Communication
CA Allocate DASD Space and Placement: Tieto
Broadcom Storage Management for Mainframe: Blue Hill, AlphaServe, InnovaPost
CA Vantage Storage Resource Manager (CA Vantage): Sky, Travelport, Manheim, Hill International
CA Vtape Virtual Tape System (CA Vtape): Ausnet, Qualica, Fidelity National, Telco
CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS): State of Oregon, Rogers Communication, Vodafone Turkey, State of Nebraska, Sky
Symantec Patch Management Solution: Adventist Health
CA XCOM Data Transport: Greenchoice, R+V Versicherung, Italian Interior Ministry, Vodafone Turkey
CA NetMaster File Transfer Management: Hill International, SAIF, Travelport, Sky
SolarWinds NPM: Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds Network Device Monitor: Air Rarotonga
SolarWinds AppOptics: TraxoCovea Insurance BTE TechnologyDatarista
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 Web Help Desk: Instacart
SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor: NetSuite, Youngs Seafood, APS Bank, Sven Meinks
SolarWinds Patch Manager: University of San Diego
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Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
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