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Market Share Analysis: Virtualization Infrastructure Software, Worldwide, 2018

Published: 17 July 2019

ID: G00389228

Analyst(s): Michael Warrilow


With the inclusion of server-based computing for the first time, the market share for virtualization infrastructure software appears even more concentrated. While the overall software market continues to shift to cloud, buyers maintained their existing virtualized environments in 2018.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Market Findings
  • Vendor Performance Highlights

Market Share Data

  • Constant Currency

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure
    • Revenue and Usage
    • Competitive Messaging Has Not Worked
  • Server-Based Computing Continues With Slow Growth
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • VMware
  • Citrix
  • Huawei
  • Red Hat

Other Notable Vendors

  • Microsoft
  • Nutanix

Mergers and Acquisitions

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