VMware, a public company, is an enterprise technology vendor that provides solutions across virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and networking and security services. Enterprise-leading technologists largely use VMware to manage their enterprise's strategy, procurement & implementation of desktop and application virtualization, cloud infrastructure and management, IoT, digital workspaces, storage, servers, mobile device management (AirWatch), hyper-converged infrastructure, networking, security, and data center infrastructure.
Notable enterprise vendors competing for wallet share alongside VMware include: AWS, Cisco, Citrix, Dell EMC, HPE, IBM, Microsoft, Nutanix, Oracle, Rackspace, and Red Hat.
IT leaders need insight into the solutions, reliability, implementation cost, support structure, and compatibility offered by VMware - and its position, stability, and trajectory predominantly within the virtualization and cloud infrastructure markets.
Since 2010, ETR has surveyed VMware's target consumer base and end users about their forward-looking spending intentions with the company. Our survey methodology, frequency of polling and round table discussions with CIOs, allow us to capture and report, in real-time, changes in customer demand and the impact these changes have on VMware's calendar year spend. Specifically, the data provides actionable insight into whether the company's products and services within Analytics / B.I. / Big Data, Cloud Computing / Managed Hosting, Infrastructure Software, Mobile Device Management, Networking, Server, Storage and Virtualization are seeing an acceleration, flattening or deceleration in spending intentions within the enterprise.
The most recent spending intentions data for VMware was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 9/12/2018 - 9/27/2018 and was sourced from 709 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $308B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 709 customers, 159 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 236 represent Global 2000 organizations.The report is available for purchase below.