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VMware Extends No. 1 Ranking in Cloud System and Service Management by Global Analyst Firm

A greater focus on SaaS-based cloud management and the introduction of our self-driving operations solution are two reasons why VMware vRealize Cloud Management has secured the top spot in IDC’s latest analysis of cloud systems and service management. Access the full report for free below.  


VMware vRealize Cloud Management has achieved top spot in the fast-growing sector of cloud system and service management. According to the IDC report, Worldwide Cloud System and Service Management Software Market Shares, 2019: SaaS and ITOM Drive Growth, VMware’s share was more than five percentage points ahead of the vendor who came in second.

“Customers have responded enthusiastically to the latest version of VMware vRealize Suite and, with the recent release of VMware vRealize Operations Cloud, the delivery of our entire cloud management portfolio as SaaS,” said Ajay Singh, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management Business Unit, VMware. “Their continued support has helped VMware again to the No. 1 spot in the IDC Cloud System Management Software Market Share category.”

The report states, “SaaS-based delivery of cloud system and service management solutions continued to increase in 2019.” IDC points to a few VMware initiatives that contributed to its ongoing leadership in the space, including a greater focus on its SaaS-based cloud management portfolio to enable flexibility as environments become more heterogeneous. VMware also expanded its portfolio of SaaS-based offerings with the introduction of VMware vRealize Operations Cloud, the self-driving operations solution. The report adds, “Automation and monitoring of the core vSphere infrastructure will continue to be supported by vRealize and its parallel SaaS services.”


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  • Insights about the trends that enterprises are experiencing
  • Extensive analysis and data about vendors, and which ones are shaping the market
  • Significant market developments for enterprise adoption of cloud


What’s new in VMware vRealize Cloud Management?

VMware vRealize Cloud Management is an intelligent hybrid cloud management solution that enables you to consistently deploy and operate your apps, infrastructure and platform services, from the data center to the cloud to the edge. You can see how it helps customers respond to the rapidly changing needs of the business in the recent vRealize 8.1 release notes, which also detail how it helps organizations experience consistent operations across hybrid and multi-clouds.