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.

Top VMware Companies

Delivering secure backup products and services to enhance business outcomes

Offering complete service and product portfolios in the VMware landscape

A designer, manufacturer, and integrator of rugged servers, storage devices, networking, and embedded devices

Provides an open convergence platform for VMware VM-based private clouds, providing elastic performance and capacity with simple, VM-centric management and analytics

HVE specializes in VMware landscape to enable traditional IT infrastructure virtualization

Provider of VMware technology solutions to enhance virtualization and cloud applications

Atos

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

High Point Solutions

High Point Solutions

Deploys VMware’s virtualization and cloud infrastructure products, delivering solutions to increase agility and reduce IT complexity

Insight

Insight

Deliver virtualized computing for data centers, cloud, and mobile devices

Kovarus

Kovarus

Architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions to helps customers deliver IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS)

Logicalis

Logicalis

Delivers VMware solutions to simplify customers’ IT infrastructure, fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster to changing business demands

NaviSite

NaviSite

Proffers complex hosting, application management and managed cloud services for enterprises

Nexenta Systems, Inc

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

Nimble Storage

Helping organizations in their critical applications without performance, scalability, or availability issues with VMware vSphere virtualization

PernixData

PernixData

A dominant force at the nexus of virtualization and storage

Presidio

Presidio

Provides infrastructure and desktop virtualization, management, business continuity and Infrastructure-as-a-Service partnering with VMWare

Rackspace

Rackspace

A provider of customized managed hosting that empowers clients with high performance compute power to address critical business needs

Riverbed Technology

Riverbed Technology

Provides solutions to expedite application instance delivery in virtualized environment

SimpliVity Corporation

SimpliVity Corporation

Provides hyperconverged IT infrastructure and services on software-defined building blocks

Versatile

Versatile

Provides with technologies and strategies in partnership with VMware for agility, efficiency, and profitability in business