Everybody has been talking about VMware. But the firm has become so very able it is easy to underestimate the firm. Their sources are in virtualizing operating systems on servers. But through discovery and acquisition and a focused strategy of improvement, they have gone far beyond that. VMware gives companies with a way to properly manage internal IT resources, better manage internal clouds, better manage public clouds, and orchestrate workloads over all those systems. They give ways to store and secure data more smartly.
Notwithstanding competition from Microsoft, Red Hat, and Citrix, VMware is still a virtual giant for server union. It helps that both Linux and Windows support it, ensuring the ability for right complex environments. Even with growing competition, we do not see VMware losing their hold on the market any time soon.