Breaking Down the Myths on Broadcom-VMware

Broadcom.Breaking Down the Myths on Broadcom-VMware

Broadcom announced its intention to acquire VMware last year, a move that would significantly improve VMware’s ability to compete in the multi-cloud market. The Broadcom-VMWare deal is still pending regulatory approval, but if successful, customers could realize an industry-leading multi-cloud offering from VMware. While the proposed acquisition has generated both excitement and skepticism within the industry, it has also generated some myths around the true needs of enterprises when it comes to cloud technology, and what the current reality of the cloud computing market looks like.

Some experts believe it could lead to significant innovation and growth for both companies, while regulators ask whether it potentially reduces competition. The Broadcom-VMWare acquisition would mark a significant development in the tech industry and might have a deep impact on computing platforms that go beyond the cloud, notably on-premises and virtualization.

In our latest research brief, Breaking Down the Myths on Broadcom-VMWare — done in partnership with Broadcom — we explore some of the synergies and potential pitfalls as Broadcom and VMware navigate the acquisition, as well as shed light on some of the myths surrounding the same.

In this report you’ll learn:

  • A look at the currently available options for companies and enterprises considering a move to the cloud, or looking to tap into cloud computing technology 
  • What customers need in order to operate in the cloud or benefit from cloud computing, as it relates to enabling adoption
  • The present capabilities of VMWare’s multi-cloud offerings
  • A look at survey data related to both the “Future of Cloud” technology and the Broadcom-VMWare acquisition
  • Our recommendations and what we believe are the benefits of the Broadcom-VMWare solutions enterprises should consider

In combining their strengths, Broadcom and VMWare can create a powerful portfolio of solutions capable of addressing the growing demand for cloud computing and virtualization solutions. We propose that enterprises would benefit from the increased innovation, flexibility, scalability and security offered by the combined companies’ potential. If you’re curious about the benefits of the Broadcom-VMWare cloud solutions, and looking to understand the potential challenges ahead, download your copy of Breaking Down the Myths on Broadcom-VMWare, today.

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Regarded as a luminary at the intersection of technology and business transformation, Steven Dickens is the Vice President and Practice Leader for Hybrid Cloud, Infrastructure, and Operations at The Futurum Group. With a distinguished track record as a Forbes contributor and a ranking among the Top 10 Analysts by ARInsights, Steven's unique vantage point enables him to chart the nexus between emergent technologies and disruptive innovation, offering unparalleled insights for global enterprises.

Steven's expertise spans a broad spectrum of technologies that drive modern enterprises. Notable among these are open source, hybrid cloud, mission-critical infrastructure, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and FinTech innovation. His work is foundational in aligning the strategic imperatives of C-suite executives with the practical needs of end users and technology practitioners, serving as a catalyst for optimizing the return on technology investments.

Over the years, Steven has been an integral part of industry behemoths including Broadcom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and IBM. His exceptional ability to pioneer multi-hundred-million-dollar products and to lead global sales teams with revenues in the same echelon has consistently demonstrated his capability for high-impact leadership.

Steven serves as a thought leader in various technology consortiums. He was a founding board member and former Chairperson of the Open Mainframe Project, under the aegis of the Linux Foundation. His role as a Board Advisor continues to shape the advocacy for open source implementations of mainframe technologies.