The results in our server and desktop virtualization categories have been carbon copies of each other every year since 2015, with VMware Inc. grabbing the gold. This year, though, the virtualization honcho also placed first in storage virtualization, despite never having medaled in that category at any level in the past.
VMware provides cloud and virtualization software and services, delivering solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. The company's approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control.
Microsoft Corp. is a provider of software, services, and solutions that enable SMBs to grow by leveraging powerful, affordable technologies such as cloud computing.