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Cisco
Based on 1746 reviews.
Palo Alto Networks
Based on 333 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.
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Sample Customers
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
Cisco ASA Firewall: There are more than one million Adaptive Security Appliances deployed globally. Top customers include First American Financial Corp., Genzyme, Frankfurt Airport, Hansgrohe SE, Rio Olympics, The French Laundry, Rackspace, and City of Tomorrow.
Cisco Firepower NGFW Firewall: Rackspace, The French Laundry, Downer Group, Lewisville School District, Shawnee Mission School District, Lower Austria Firefighters Administration, Oxford Hospital, SugarCreek, Westfield
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: MST, Molina Healthcare, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Arup, New South Wales Rural FireService
Cisco IOS SSL VPN: MST Systems
Duo Security: Threadless, Yelp, Etsy, Eventbrite
CloudLock: Dominion Enterprises, Quality Distribution, Clark Construction Group LLC, Ahold, Middlesex Hospital, Austin Community College (ACC), Dominion Enterprises, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Oakland Unified School District, Sunnova, Damballa, Financial Times, Boise State University
Cisco Umbrella: Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
Cisco SD-WAN: Doyle Research, Ashton Metzler & Associates
Cisco Secure Endpoint: Heritage Bank, Mobile County Schools, NHL University, Thunder Bay Regional, Yokogawa Electric, Sam Houston State University, First Financial Bank
Cisco Secure Workload: ADP, University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC)
Cisco Threat Grid: Center for Internet Security (CIS), ADP
Cisco Defense Orchestrator: Insurance Company of British Columbia, Shawmut
Cisco SecureX: NHS, Rackspace, UNC Pembroke, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Missing Piece
LightCyber: Migdal Capital Markets, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Orange Communications
Palo Alto Networks URL Filtering with PAN-DB: TRI-AD, Telkom Indonesia
Palo Alto Networks Threat Prevention: University of Arkansas, JBG SMITH, SkiStar AB, TRI-AD, Temple University, Telkom Indonesia
Prisma SD-WAN: Open Networking User Group, Columbia Sportswear Company, Coca Cola
SECDO Platform: Valley National Bank, IDT Corporation
Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks: CBI Health Group, University Honda, VakifBank
Palo Alto Networks Panorama: University of Arkansas, JBG SMITH, Temple University, Telkom Indonesia
Prisma SaaS by Palo Alto Networks: University of Arkansas
Palo Alto Networks AutoFocus: Telkom Indonesia
Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks: Amgen, Genpact, Western Asset, Zipongo, Proofpoint, NerdWallet, Axfood, 21st Century Fox, Veeva Systems, Reinsurance Group of America
Bridgecrew: Rapyd, BetterHelp, Brex, People.ai, Globality
Palo Alto Networks VM-Series: Warren Rogers Associates
Palo Alto Networks NG Firewalls: SkiStar AB, Ada County, Global IT Services PSF, Southern Cross Hospitals, Verge Health, University of Portsmouth, Austrian Airlines, The Heinz Endowments
Palo Alto Networks K2-Series: State of North Dakota, SEGA, Alameda County Office of Education, Temple University, VERGE, CAME
Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks: Concord Hospital, State of Colorado, Essilor International, RheinLand Versicherungsgruppe, University of Westminster, Universidade Nove de Julho, SPAR Austria, CAME Group, ZipRealty, Greenhill & Co., IKT Agder, Aviva Stadium, Animal Logic, Management & Training Corporation, Brigham Young University Hawaii, School District of Chilliwack
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