VMware

By employing cloud computing and virtualization, VMware (NYSE: VMW) works with small and large businesses to improve, streamline, and prosper via its vSphere virtualization platform. The company also offers technical support and training and markets hardware for Dell, IBM, and others. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., US.

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  • VMware
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Software-Only Storage

    Your Next Array Should Be An Application

    Hardware appliances have dominated the enterprise data storage landscape for decades, but storage is not immune from the software-defined transformation taking place in data centers. With momentum...

    • Downloads: 132
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Social Platforms, Q2 2014

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 65-criteria evaluation of enterprise social platform vendors, we identified the 13 most significant solution providers — Atlassian, blueKiwi, IBM, Jive, Microsoft, Neudesic,...

    • Downloads: 491
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Applying The Forrester Wave™: Private Cloud Solutions, Q4 2013

    Customizing The Private Cloud Forrester Wave To Evaluate Four Common Private Cloud Scenarios

    In November 2013, we published our private cloud solutions Forrester Wave evaluation, where we used 61 criteria to evaluate 10 private cloud solutions vendors. The findings showed how well each...

    • Downloads: 516
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Strategic Benchmarks 2014: Server Virtualization

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and their engineering teams often ask Forrester two questions about server virtualization: Have we virtualized as many workloads as our peers, and how...

    • Downloads: 323
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Is Software-Defined Networking Ready For The Enterprise? Part 1 Of 3

    Understanding The Need For SDN And The Vendors Fulfilling It

    Finally, networking has its "cloud." Not since The Beatles touched down at N.Y.'s John F. Kennedy International Airport to perform at The Ed Sullivan Show has there been so much hysteria; yet few...

    • Downloads: 413
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: VMware Acquires AirWatch To Solidify Its Mobile Strategy

    On January 22, 2014, VMware announced its intentions to acquire mobile management vendor AirWatch for approximately $1.5 billion. This move represents the third major mobile device management (MDM)...

    • Downloads: 136
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: VMware Acquires AirWatch To Re-Energize Its Mobile Security Strategy

    On January 22, 2014, VMware announced its plans to acquire the company AirWatch for approximately $1.5 billion in cash, installments, and assumed equity. This major transaction comes on the heels of...

    • Downloads: 135
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Private Cloud Solutions, Q4 2013

    Three Vendors Rise To The Top Of The Private Cloud Market

    In Forrester's 61-criteria evaluation of private cloud solution vendors, we identified the 10 most significant software providers — ASG Software Solutions, BMC Software, CA Technologies, Cisco...

    • Downloads: 1156
  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    Report:Lessons In Customer Understanding From Forrester's 2013 Outside In Award Winners

    Practices At Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan And VMware

    At Forrester's Forum For Customer Experience Professionals 2013, we announced the winners of our first annual Outside In Awards. The awards recognize organizations that excel at the practices needed...

    • Downloads: 334
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Breaking Down VMworld 2013

    VMware Delivers A Strong SDDC Message, An Incremental Cloud Story, And A Relatively Weak End User Computing Message

    Is the traditional data center about to be disrupted by the cloud? Not if VMware can help it. Last week's annual VMworld conference in San Francisco drew over 20,000 infrastructure and operations...

    • Downloads: 266
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:PaaS Market Dynamics in China, 2012 To 2017

    Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is garnering attention and focus from multiple corners of the Chinese market as traditional IT vendors, independent software vendors (ISVs), telcos, and Internet...

    • Downloads: 193
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Software-Defined Data Center Is The Future Of Infrastructure Architecture

    Vision: The IT Infrastructure Playbook

    Over the last two decades, IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) teams have been in a race with complexity. As business requirements have mounted, generations of technology have been implemented...

    • Downloads: 1489
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Public IaaS Clouds, Q4 2011, Part 3

    Cloud Platforms: Foundational Systems Could Strengthen Your Preferred Service Providers

    A growing number of public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) clouds are coming to market that share the same underlying capabilities, technologies, and interfaces. Rather than build their clouds...

    • Downloads: 1018
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:SaaS Vendor Management Tools Gain Relevance

    New Solutions Help Sourcing Professionals Understand The Full Value Of SaaS

    With software-as-a-service (SaaS) spend on the rise and firms expanding SaaS usage across broader populations of users, many Forrester clients say they are centralizing procurement and vendor...

    • Downloads: 465
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Intrusion Prevention Systems, Q2 2011

    A Mature Space, IPS Is Still The Bulwark Of Network Security

    An intrusion prevention system (IPS) complements traditional firewalls by inspecting the entire network packet looking for malicious traffic that is often invisible to Layer 3 firewalls. While...

    • Downloads: 1041
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Services-Led Solutions Reshape The Security Market

    Redefining Your Competition, Partners, And Value Proposition When Everyone's A Security Vendor

    The IT security market is about to undergo a significant transformation toward becoming a services-led market. Several disruptive trends are overwhelming end user IT security practices, and the...

    • Downloads: 888
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Brings Demand For Elastic Application Platforms

    EAPs Ease Delivery Of Elastic Apps, Smoothing A Path To Cloud's Benefits

    Promises that cloud computing can save money and reduce time-to-market by automatically scaling applications (either up or down) oversimplify what it takes to develop application architectures to...

    • Downloads: 1251
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: SAP Services Providers, Q2 2011

    Market Consolidation Continues; New Delivery And Pricing Models Prevail

    The past two years have seen significant change in the SAP services market: acquisition and consolidation have run rampant, and new delivery models have changed the game for buyers and providers...

    • Downloads: 2157
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Evaluating Your Outsourcing Supplier's Cloud Strategy

    Outsourcing customers are eager to benefit from advances in flexibility and cost effectiveness made possible by cloud capabilities, and suppliers of outsourcing services are eager to deliver them....

    • Downloads: 780
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Case Study: VMware Uses Knowledge Management To Empower Its Customers With Relevant Content

    VMware, a provider of virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions, needed a way to broaden the reach of its customer service web self-service site so that it could offer proactive as well as...

    • Downloads: 484
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: Knowledge Management For Customer Service

    Use Knowledge To Power Personalized Customer Experiences

    Customer service managers agree that the right knowledge, delivered at the right time in the service resolution process, is critical to a successful interaction. But they struggle to tame the volume...

    • Downloads: 1477
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Cloud-Based Email Vendors

    A Look At The Players And The Criteria You Should Use To Differentiate Them

    Infrastructure and operations executives have shown a tremendous interest in the cloud to provision email and collaboration services to their employees. Why? Cloud-based email and collaboration can...

    • Downloads: 1376
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Storage Choices For Virtual Server Environments, Q1 2011

    Single-Source Your Storage Vendor And Explore NFS As The Storage Protocol To Support Growing Virtual Server Environments

    Virtual server technology is a unifying technology in IT infrastructure around the world. As maturity increases, more critical production applications are being deployed virtually, raising the stakes...

    • Downloads: 866
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Branch Office Infrastructure Capabilities Road Map

    It is possible to greatly reduce the complexity of your branch office infrastructure, thanks to cheaper bandwidth, desktop virtualization, and cloud computing technologies such as...

    • Downloads: 823
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Why Organisations Are (Willingly) Sacrificing Email Functionality In The Cloud

    Email has emerged as one of the leading enterprise applications for cloud computing over the last 12-18 months. Both Microsoft and Google have become the dominant enterprise players with VMware...

    • Downloads: 61