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Competitive Landscape: Hyperconverged Integrated Systems — Multivendor Solutions

Published: 28 October 2015

ID: G00292105

Analyst(s): Michael Warrilow , George J. Weiss, Adrian O'Connell , Heeral Kota, Kiyomi Yamada , Jeffrey Hewitt


The HCIS market is expected to grow rapidly, but HCIS multivendor solutions are lagging behind single-provider offerings. Product marketing professionals need to understand the market dynamics and the competitive landscape for this growing market.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • HCIS Multivendor Solutions Emerge
    • Faster Time-to-Market Single-Provider HCIS Offerings Lead the Market
    • HCIS Multivendor Solutions: Prescriptive vs. Selective
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Will HCIS Multivendor Solutions Catch Up With HCIS Appliances?
    • Emerging Software-Only Approach
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Atlantis Computing
    • Cisco
    • Dell
    • EMC/VCE
    • VMware
  • References and Methodology
  • Definitions

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