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Vendor Rating: VMware

Published: 26 April 2019

ID: G00356436

Analyst(s): Thomas Bittman , Gary Spivak , Nathan Hill , Mark Lockwood , Edward Weinstein , Raj Bala , Michael Warrilow , Jonathan Forest , Dennis Smith


VMware remains a foundational partner in the data center and is diversifying its portfolio of products and services toward leveraging and enhancing cloud computing. As these technologies evolve, I&O leaders must assess VMware for strategic partnerships and tactical fits inside the organization.

Table Of Contents

Overall Rating

  • Overall Rating: Positive

Detailed Rating

  • Product/Service: Positive
  • Support/Account Management: Positive
  • Pricing Structure: Variable
  • Technology/Methodology: Positive
  • Strategy: Positive
  • Corporate Viability: Strong
    • Financial: Positive

Additional Analyst Insights

  • Cloud and Virtualization Management
  • OpenStack
  • Containers
  • End-User Computing
  • Networking
  • Hybrid Cloud Services
  • Edge and IoT

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