20 Most Promising VMware Solution Providers 2016

Earlier this year, as the research reports predicted a rise of the virtualization market and the finding comes as no surprise as the licensing of newer products took a deep plunge more than a decade ago when the technology became mainstream. The fact that VMware has continued to withhold its position as a leader for the seventh consecutive year, pronounces its status quo where enterprises have a steady reliance on VMware’s virtualization and cloud products.

With that, VMware has an assortment of trusted technology partners, with whom it works hand-in-glove to ensure its large global user-base capitalizes on its software platforms. These solution providers have become more than a ‘point person’ and are constantly renovating the VMware market. From consultation service that aligns an enterprise infrastructure with its goals and objectives to implementation assistance, these solution providers have become the runway grounds for VMware adopters. These providers also helping organizations with post-setup support and also offer performance enhancements to the platform to facilitate scalability and flexibility.

In the last few months, we have analyzed hundreds of VMware solution providers and shortlisted the companies that are at the forefront of tackling challenges in the VMware ecosystem. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs and analysts including CIOReview's editorial board has selected the final list of VMware Solution Providers 2016. The selection is based on the vendor's capability to offer cutting edge technologies and solutions that add value to the burgeoning VMware arena.

We present to you CIOReview's 20 Most Promising VMware Solution Providers 2016.

Company Name

Company Description

Ahsay Systems Corporation Delivering secure backup products and services to enhance business outcomes
Atlantix Global Offering complete service and product portfolios in the VMware landscape
Atos Worked with VMware in virtualization and cloud infrastructure software, providing customer-proven solutions that accelerate the business value of IT, business transformation and technological innovation
Crystal Group A designer, manufacturer, and integrator of rugged servers, storage devices, networking, and embedded devices
Datrium Provides an open convergence platform for VMware VM-based private clouds, providing elastic performance and capacity with simple, VM-centric management and analytics
High Point Solutions Deploys VMware’s virtualization and cloud infrastructure products, delivering solutions to increase agility and reduce IT complexity
HVE ConneXions HVE specializes in VMware landscape to enable traditional IT infrastructure virtualization
Insight Deliver virtualized computing for data centers, cloud, and mobile devices
Kovarus Architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions to helps customers deliver IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS)
Logicalis Delivers VMware solutions to simplify customers’ IT infrastructure, fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster to changing business demands
NaviSite Proffers complex hosting, application management and managed cloud services for enterprises
NewPush Provider of VMware technology solutions to enhance virtualization and cloud applications
Nexenta Systems, Inc A provider of Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage solutions, delivering easy-to-use, secure and ultra-low cost data storage and backup
Nimble Storage Helping organizations in their critical applications without performance, scalability, or availability issues with VMware vSphere virtualization
PernixData A dominant force at the nexus of virtualization and storage
Presidio Provides infrastructure and desktop virtualization, management, business continuity and Infrastructure-as-a-Service partnering with VMWare
Rackspace A provider of customized managed hosting that empowers clients with high performance compute power to address critical business needs
Riverbed Technology Provides solutions to expedite application instance delivery in virtualized environment
SimpliVity Corporation Provides hyperconverged IT infrastructure and services on software-defined building blocks
Versatile Provides with technologies and strategies in partnership with VMware for agility, efficiency, and profitability in business